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Blue Hole, Big Pine Key

Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
The Blue Hole is an attraction on the island of Big Pine Key in the Florida Keys. It is an abandoned rock quarry that was used for nearby road fills and Henry Flagler's Overseas Railroad. The water it contains is mostly fresh and is used by various wildlife in the area, such as birds, snakes, alligators, key deer and green iguanas. It is part of the National Key Deer Refuge.
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  • We stopped here while looking for Key Deer. Most of the paths were blocked off but we did see a large alligator napping on a big rock which was fun. Small parking area but ample for the day and time.  more »
  • One of the stops on the way through Big Pine Key. Saw a couple of alligators here and an anhinga. Calm and only a short walk. Also went further on to the next trail but not a lot there.  more »
  • Cool little spot Keys deer.. and gator spot .
  • Did not see the wild life but a nice little hike they have some binoculars there for your use.

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