Blue Hole big Pine Key
Among the Florida Keys, this is the preferred stop for nature lovers and environmentalists. Most of the attractions in this area are connected with wildlife, flora, and fauna, which is rescued and protected in this place. The National Key Deer Refuge is the main and large attraction in Big Pine Key, including the Watson Hammock nature trail and a complex of other refuges belonging to the Lower Key.
Located at Mile Marker 35, the National Key Deer Refuge protects the endangered deer of the region, however, deer species can be seen almost anywhere in the region.
Other Nature Attractions in Big Pine Key:
- Blue Hole Nature Trail, Mile Marker 30.5
- Coupon Bight State Aquatics Preserve, Mile Marker 28.5 – 31.5
- Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge, Mile Marker 28.5 – 31.5
- Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary, Mile Marker 28.5-31.5
Big Pine Key also has two remarkable attractions nearby. The north Bahia Honda State Park, situated at Mile Marker 37 and the Bat Tower at Mile Marker 17 located in the south, off the island.