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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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  • A small detour is worth. A turtle and a 2 meter Gator seen today. Unfortunately not much there anymore is worth a visit after Hurricane Irma but on all cases. Recommendation to make a small talk with the Ranger
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  • Based off of the reviews, I was excited to visit here and see some gators or key deer. But I saw neither. The only wildlife I saw was an iguana and a turtle. One half of the trail around the lake is c...  more »
  • Pretty, quiet area, but didn't see the alligator and have been here on several occasions, bringing guests. Will often see key deer and iguanas though.  more »
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  • We saw a lot of wildlife
  • Worth a visit. We have seen here a key deer, alligators and turtles.
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