Map of the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail


Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail

Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail map area

Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail


76 miles in paved segments




Kew West, Big Coppit Key, Upper surgarloaf Key, Cudjoe Key, Big Pine Key, Marathon, Islamorada, Key Largo


Florida Keys, historic bridges, tropical landscape, local restaurants


Regional Trails

The Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail includes a number of segmented paved pathways that follow alongside Florida State Highway 1 from Key Largo to Key West.  The trail goes along the beautiful Florida Keys with views of the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. There are many points of interest along the routes as well as restaurants state parks, national parks and refuges.


The Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail has a collection of paved pathways that are not always connected at this point in time. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking. Trail users will have to use the roadway to reach the next segment in a number of places. The pathway can be separated from the highway or be a bike lane adjacent to the highway. There are a number of bridges along the route where bike riders will need to use a narrow bike lane. Some sections are wide and improved and have landscaping.

There are plans for making the trail continuous. In some locations, there are bridges for the bike / pedestrian trail that are separate from the roadway.


The Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail goes past all of the Florida Keys. The communities along the way include: Key Largo, Tavernier, Islamorada, Layton, Marathon, Big Pine Key, Ramada Key, Summerland Key, Upper Surgarloaf Key, Big Coppit Key, Key West Naval Station and Key West.

Points of Interest

The Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail goes past the following points of interest:

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park San Pedro Underwater Archaelogical State Park
Key Largo Elementary School Long Key State Park
Key Largo Community Park Curry Hammock State Park
Coral Shores High School Marathon Community Park
Taverier Creek Marina Pigeon Key Historic Museum
Plantation Key School Bay Point Park
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Key West Botanical Garden
Islamorada Marina Fort Zachary Taylor State Park
End Points

The Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail has multiple sections.

The northeast end of the entire trail is located at Mile Marker 106.4 on Key Largo. this point is at the intersection of Garden Cove Drive and Florida State Highway 1, at the point where the highway turns and heads up to the mainland.

The southwest end of the trail system is located at White Street Fisherman Pier on the south side of Key West.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail in Southern Florida.