Dunedin Causeway - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Dunedin Causeway
The Dunedin Causeway is a beautiful bridge that connects downtown Dunedin to Honeymoon Island in Pinellas County, Florida. The two mile long causeway created as part of the construction of U.S. Highway 19 was built in 1925 and has been used ever since by both locals and visitors alike. Not only does the causeway provide an easy path for vehicles to reach the island, but it also provides a stunning view of St Joseph's Sound which sparkles any time that sunlight hits the water.
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Attractions Near Dunedin Causeway
Honeymoon Island State Park
3.72km from Dunedin Causeway
The park is 385 acres (1.6 km2) in land area with 2,400 acres (10 km2) submerged and 4 miles (6 km) of beach. Consistently receiving more than one million visitors each year, it is the most-visited state park in Florida.
Caladesi Island State Park
3.78km from Dunedin Causeway
Caladesi Island State Park, is a beach lover's dream come true. With crystal clear turquoise waters, white sugar sand beach and an array of activities available to do, this park promises to be an unforgettable experience. From kayaking through the mangrove forest to catching the ferry and exploring neighboring islands; nature observing with its abundance of water-birds and wildlife; swimming in the warm gulf to fishing off the Caladesi Pier - there’s something for everybody.
Caladesi Island State Park
4.35km from Dunedin Causeway
A three-mile nature trail, a marina, picnic pavilions, bathhouses, a park concession stand, and a beach is what you will encounter in Caladesi Island State Park. The Caladesi Island beach was listed as the best beach in United States by Dr. Beach in 2008.
Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail
5.19km from Dunedin Causeway
The Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail is a popular walking, running and biking trail Spanning 38 miles, it offers spectacular views of Tampa Bay and the surrounding area, passing through all of the major cities in Pinellas County. The trail is well maintained with regular mowing, pruning, and damage repair. Several rest areas feature signage explaining the history of the area and various features along the pathway. It is part of the United States’ East Coast Greenway system.
Wall Springs Park
6.63km from Dunedin Causeway
Wall Springs Park, is a rare gem of nature. Visitors to the park will find abundant opportunities for outdoor adventure - from fishing and picnics to hiking and exploring unique wildlife. The main feature of the park is a large spring-fed lake, surrounded by lush vegetation and home to hundreds of species of tropical birds. The lake is connected to the Gulf of Mexico by a two-mile-long freshwater stream, allowing for amazing canoeing and kayaking experiences along serene mangrove trails.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
8.58km from Dunedin Causeway
Dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick and injured marine animals, public education, conservation, and research. Numerous forms of marine life are permanent residents at the aquarium, all of which have serious injuries that prevent their return to the wild.
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Second-smallest county in Florida by land area. Due to its small size and high population, by the early 21st century Pinellas County has been mostly built out, with very little developable land left available.