Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Ramrod Key, Niles Channel Bridge, FL
Ramrod Key in the lower Florida Keys was originally called Roberts Island before being renamed for a ship that ran aground near the island in the 1800s. The island is between Little Torch Key and Summerland Key and is home to restaurants, mini golf, and a variety of small grocery stores. The Niles Channel Bridge crosses the Niles Channel and connects Ramrod Key to Summerland Key.
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