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Blue Hole, Big Pine Key

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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 were pleasantly surprised! The kids got to pet a wild Key Deer. We watched a baby alligator from the shore. We also saw turtles and lots of fish. The walking paths are not very long, so it's good f...  more »
  • We took my Father-in-law who is in his 80's. the trail was quite level for his walking and it would accommodate a walker or wheelchair. We saw a baby alligator and lots of birds. There is a viewing ma...  more »
  • I wanted my grandson to see the Key Deer since he lives in Florida and we were not disappointed. We arrived at the Blue Hole mid day, I was concerned, that it was too hot/windy. We stopped by the lake...  more »