most of the ocean side of long key is a state park. the long key state park is known for it's ocean side camping. there are 60 camp sites at the park. the park offers a beautiful beach, swiming, snorkeling, nature trails, and a wildlike observation tower. during the summer and the winter tourist season the campsites always fill up so you need to reserve a campsite well in advance of your visit. see the reserve ameica website or call 1-800-326-3521 to reserve a campsite.
the little italy seafood restaurant is located on long key near the long key state park. they offer local seafood and pasta at moderate prices. far from the best seafood restaurant in the keys but if you are camping at the long key state park it is close by.
when camping at long key beware of the venomous snakes that inhabit the wooded areas of the park. you will probably not encounter them at the camp sites or on the beach.