Mile Marker 17 Sugarloaf Key, FL 33042
In 1929, Businessman Ricter C. Perky built a tower on this property to house bats, which he hoped eat up the island's mosquitoes. The Bat Tower didn't solve the pesky mosquito problem, and today the mosquito populations in the Keys are controlled through
Phone: 305-872-0074 Key Deer Boulevard Big Pine Key, FL 33043
This sinkhole from the old railroad days has blossomed into a watery wildlife attraction in the heart of the National Key Deer Refuge. The Blue Hole harbors alligators, turtles and freshwater fish. There is an alligator observation area and a walking tra
Various Campgrounds Big Pine Key, FL 33040
Camping is extremely popular in the Lower Keys. The wide land mass and unique terrain provide excellent material for the 14 campground and R.V. parks. Ranging from smaller, private parks to the large resort-type camp areas, the Lower Keys have it all for
Five Miles Offshore Oceanside Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Beautiful coral formation named after the H.M.S. Looe, a British ship that foundered on the coral in 1744. See tropical fish, sea fans & coral canyons under protection of the FL Keys Nat'l Marine Sanctuary. Popular w/ snorkelers/seasoned scuba divers.
NATIONAL KEY DEER REFUGE
Phone: 305-872-0774 Big Pine Key, FL 33042
he National Key Deer Refuge encompasses 2,300 acres of land on Big Pine Key. The refuge is the primary home of the famous Key deer, a small subspecies of the Virginia white tail deer. The deer are best observed in the early morning and early evening hours
BAHIA HONDA STATE PARK
36850 Overseas Highway Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Recently named the 2nd most beautiful beach in North America, Bahia Honda has 2 sandy beaches, marina, dive shop, cabins & campsites. Daily snorkel trips to Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary allow you to observe the beautiful reefs of the Florida Keys!