Windley Fossil Reef

Location: Windley Key, Florida
Date: January 3, 2014

A fossilized coral

After leaving John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park for the two hour drive to Key West, I stopped at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park. This park was the site of a quarry in the early twentieth century, and now the exposed rock showcases many fossil of reef animals, particularly corals. There are also a couple miles of trails through the park's forest with signs and a guide that talk about the park, its history, and its wildlife.

Windley Quarry

Another quarry


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