Knockemdown Key

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Knockemdown Key is an island in the lower Florida Keys approximately 20 miles (32 km) east of Key West. It is northwest of Summerland Key, between Cudjoe Key and Big Torch Key. It is currently owned by retired Milwaukee Brewers Pitcher Dave Voit.[citation needed]

A tidal station managed by NOAA is located on the island.

Access to the island is by boat only, with the closest public ramp located at the north end of Blimp Road on Cudjoe Key.


Knockemdown Key is located at 24° 42.9’ N and 81° 28.7’ W, north of Summerland Key and northeast of Cudjoe Key. It has a land area of approximately 688 acres (2.78 km2).

The island has significant mangrove growth and is populated by Key deer.

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The island is considered one of the finest locations in the Florida Keys for sea kayaking.

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Coordinates: 24°41′53″N 81°28′30″W / 24.698°N 81.475°W / 24.698; -81.475