Lighthouse Volunteers and Docents
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
The Cape Florida Lighthouse is the first Ocean facing LH Built in Florida and the oldest structure in Miami Dade County, built in 1825. Located on the southern tip of Key Biscayne, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is visited by hundreds of thousands of people every year. One of the main attractions at the Park is the Light house and Keeper's Cottage Museum.
The Lighthouse Docent is responsible for greeting visitors and interpreting the historic, cultural, and natural points of interest in the park and lighthouse compound.
To enjoy the most unobstructed view of Miami and beautiful Biscayne Bay.
To gain experience in public speaking as an interpretive tour guide.
To meet, greet, and work with hundreds of people from the United States and around the world.
To learn about cultural and natural history through research and contacts with historians, and lighthouse enthusiasts who will be on your tours.
Climbing the stairs is a great form of cardio-vascular exercise for a healthy heart.
About Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
1200 South Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, FL 33149, US
The Florida Park Service's mission is to provide resource-based recreation while preserving, interpreting and restoring natural and cultural resources.
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park has embarked on a long-term ecological restoration aimed at reestablishing and managing beach dune, coastal strand, freshwater wetlands, maritime hammock, and mangrove forest communities. The Cape Florida Project aimes to restore ecosystem function and connect a culturally diverse urban population with nature through volunteerism and education.