Fifty years ago, the late Miami Herald editor John Pennekamp helped create the first undersea park in the United States, which was dedicated December 10, 1960.

Help park officials celebrate during the 50th anniversary of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

Experience the Park’s underwater attractions, beaches, canoe, kayak and boat rentals and nature trails.

The park has 47 campsites, all with electrical hookups and water.

Special events and activities throughout Key Largo are planned during December 1-11, 2010.

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