The principal attractions of this area are the Sand Key County Park and the Clearwater Community Sailing Center. In addition, the key also hosts a US Coast Guard station.
Sand Key itself offers a wide range of restaurants, banking, and shopping and tourist services, but on the north end is a lovely little park with a spectacular, quiet beach.
The park is open on all days until dark. The main activities of the area are swimming and picnic. The facilities available at Sand Key Park are beach showers, restrooms and paid parking (via pay stations). Kayak and umbrella/cabana rentals are available. A lifeguard is on duty on a seasonal basis. A concession is usually available for snacks and light meals. Within the grounds are also a fenced area dog grounds.
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