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Three-Rooker Bar

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By Water 28.119904, -82.837106

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rookerSMThree-Rooker Baris a small, semicircular island that has emerged within the last decade. The fact that sand has been accumulating at this location while erosion has occurred at other locations demonstrates the complexity of the coastal processes at work on the West-Central Florida coast. As the island emerged, it quickly became vegetated, increasing its stability.

 

Three Rooker Bar is not your typical bar because it’s really a small Island or sand bar just of the coast of northern Pinellas. Partying here is the nautical equivalent of tailgating in a parking lot before a football game. Boaters just drop anchor and get crazy. On weekends it’s crowded and loud but the water is Caribbean blue and the sand is white and sugary soft.

This party paradise is accessible only by boat or personal watercraft. The closest ramp is probably Dunedin Marina and Anclote Park.  Tip: No glass allowed on the beach. PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED

 

This island is only accessible by private boat and has no facilities. Additionally camping is allowed on the southern tip OUTSIDE of the restricted Bird Habitat which is clearly marked.

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Caladesi Island

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CDI-Beach-marCaladesi Island is accessible only by private boat or via the Caladesi Connection ferry service

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By Water  28.032552, -82.818935

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One of the few completely natural islands along Florida´s Gulf Coast, Caladesi´s white sand shores have been rated as the nation´s #1 best beach. Beach lovers can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and beachcombing. Saltwater anglers can fish from their boats or throw a line out into the surf. Nature enthusiasts watch wildlife while hiking the three mile nature trail through the island´s interior or paddling a three mile kayak trail through the mangroves and bay. Picnic tables and shelters are located near the beach; picnic pavilions can be reserved for a fee. The park has a marina with electric and water hookups for boaters. The park also has a snack bar and gift shop.

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Local Information : Caladesi Island is a Nice area for boating and the specific area here is the northern tip which is very shallow and has some nice beach areas which are fantastic for wading and swimming (From www.tampabayboat.com)

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