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6/16/18   ~   PUBLIC WELCOME  ~  Open House at Anclote Key 


Come and climb our beautiful lighthouse.  

Volunteers are needed - Please help us be able to open the lighthouse more often. Come and join us! 

(Pictures are on the Volunteer page)

The U.S. Lighthouse Society

 came to visit us on 4/25/18. 

Here are some pictures from the event.                 http://www.uslhs.org/

PUBLIC ~ OPEN HOUSE 6/16/18

THE LIGHTHOUSE WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
If you have never climbed, it is worth the trip! Open to all ages, but be aware this involves 127 STEEP stairs. 

If you have your own boat pull up as close as possible to the island, DO NOT use the dock. 

If you need Transportation, you can contact our Corporate Member, Odyssey Cruises and they will give you more information. 

There are other boat services listed on our website depending on where you live and which one may be more convenient. We hope to see you there.


Volunteer Work Days:

The Friends of Anclote Key State Park & Lighthouse is volunteer organization that supports the park. It is a Citizens Support Organization (CSO) designated by the State of Florida and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). 

Please join us! Just click on the Join Us tab. 

We have meetings on the first Tuesday of each month, which is open to everyone. We meet at the Tarpon Springs Public Library at 7:00 pm. 

We also meet from time-to-time out on Anclote Key to help the Ranger with volunteer projects. Volunteers are needed for environmental work, membership drives, and special events that bring information about our favorite island to the public. 

The Park

Anclote Key State Park is actually a chain of islands located in the Gulf of Mexico at the mouth of the Anclote River. It consists of Anclote Key, Three Rookers Island, and the North Sandbar. Anclote Key is 440-acre nature preserve. Three Rooker is a bird sanctuary. 

Because these two areas are nature preserves, no dogs are allowed. The North Sandbar is small sandy spit where Fido is welcome. 

For all of these areas you are encouraged to leave them as you found them. Take your trash with you and help us preserve these water wonderlands for future generations.


Upcoming events

05 Jun 2018 7:00 PM • 138 E Lemon St, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
16 Jun 2018 10:00 AM •

Florida Lighthouse Association


The fence is in place, and ready for visitors! 

Opening to the public on February 24th, 2018. Contact Odyssey Cruise for more information. 


The RIBBON CUTTING & Climb will be on Jan 27th, 2018 for the FLA Members. 

        THANK YOU! 

Funds from the FLA have been received to place fencing to protect the public from disrupting  the Archaeological site and to stay on the designated walk ways within the compound. 


Thanks FLA - Grants funded with Lighthouse License Plate Funds - get yours today!


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