Gasparilla Island State Park Beaches
The four main public beach access points on Gasparilla Island are part of Gasparilla Island State Park system. They require a $3 parking fee.
Sandspur Beach (Range Light)- 220 Gulf Blvd. Pay parking, restrooms & picnic shelters. Features the Historic Gasparilla Range Light, originally built in 1888. It is one of the few remaining original rear range light structures in the state.
Seagrape Beach (has port-o-potty).
Seawall Beach (has port-o-potty and is next to South Beach Grille).
Gasparilla State Park- 880 Belcher Lighthouse with museum. The centerpiece of Gasparilla Island is the restored Port Boca Grande Lighthouse built in 1890. Fishing, and nature study are popular activities which can be accessed at any of the five parking lots. Shelling is particularly good in the winter months along the Gulf. The Port Boca Grande lighthouse is open to the public 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Saturday, and on Sundays noon - 4:00 p.m. from November through May. From June through October it is open Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Sundays noon - 4:00 p.m. The lighthouse will be closed during the month of August. It is closed on major holidays.