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Cayo Costa State Park  Welcome to the Friends of Cayo Costa

The Friends of Cayo Costa is a not for profit 501c3 Citizens Support Organization (CSO) that works with the Florida Park Service to help support Cayo Costa State Park. The CSOs are designed to help sponsor events, support goals, provide information to the community and raise funds to help the State Parks.

Help us meet our fund raising goals - Join us for an Day of fun at our 3rd annual Heritage Day on May 3rd, 2014

The Friends of Cayo Costa main goal is to preserve and protect one of the few remaining undisturbed and undeveloped barrier islands left in Florida, while educating the general public and local community on the natural and cultural resource. Through membership and donations you can be a Friend of Cayo Costa.

Membership benefits include:

Ranger/Naturalists led trail walks and tours

Kayak tours

Beach walks

Turtle and Shorebird walks

Friends island cookouts

Discounts on gift shop purchases

Volunteer training for wildlife monitoring


The Friends of Cayo Costa is a dedicated group to help promote, protect and preserve this pristine barrier island join today and become a part of our group.

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Subscribe to the FRIENDS OF CAYO COSTA newsletter

The Friends of Cayo Costa State Park (FOCC) is based in Pine Island, Florida.
FOCC is a division of the Barrier Island Park Society (BIPS), a 501c3 organization which is the offical
Citizens Support Organization for Cayo Costa, North Captiva, Don Pedro, Gasparilla and Stump Pass Beach State Parks.

All funds raised by FOCC are used exclusively for the support of Cayo Costa State Park.

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