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Big Pine Key, Florida: The Blue Hole

What would be a boring, swampy pond anywhere else is celebrated in the Florida Keys as its largest body of fresh water. Has its own parking pull-off and observation deck.

Key Deer Blvd, Big Pine Key, FL
Turn north off of US-1 at the stoplight onto Key Deer Blvd. Drive three miles. You'll see the parking area on the left, just after you pass Big Pine Ave. on the right.
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Gators in the Blue Hole.

The Blue Hole

The Blue Hole was amazing! Saw key deer and gators immediately and was a brief, free visit on our path! [Laura G., 03/25/2022]

Gator spotted.

The Blue Hole

Nice, quick roadside stop with lots of wildlife. Don.t go for a dip! Haha

[Erika Whipp, 06/11/2020]

Nearby Offbeat Places

No Name Pub: $90k in Dollar BillsNo Name Pub: $90k in Dollar Bills, Big Pine Key, FL - 2 mi.
The Turtle HospitalThe Turtle Hospital, Marathon, FL - 18 mi.
Nibbles: Hungry SharkNibbles: Hungry Shark, Marathon, FL - 18 mi.
In the region:
Sponge Man, Key West, FL - 28 mi.

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