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Big Pine Key...
Where Mother Nature Rules!

Big Pine Key and the Lower Keys are just perfect nature retreats. If you like camping, walking on nature trails, viewing the wild life and being in places that civilization has not mess up yet, this is the place!

This vast and quite area of the Florida Keys has a relaxing and restful atmosphere. Good for bicycling, kayaking on the shores, good diving sites, one famous beach, and other attractions.

One of the main attractions is theBahia Honda State Park and Beach.

The Lower Keys are the home of the famous Key Deer (this beautiful animal is protected by law) it's considered an endangered species.

This small size deer can be found wandering around this whole area, backyards, side roads, fresh water ponds and almost everywhere else around Big Pine and the Lower Keys.

Other species that are protected and can be observed at the National Wild Life and Key Deer Refuge like the Great White Heron.

Young key deer in the areas of Big PIne Key and the Lower Florida Keys.

The Key Deer.

Young Key Deer.

The Lower Keys are the home of the famous Key Deer (this beautiful animal is protected by law) it's considered an endangered species.

This small size deer can be found wandering around this whole area, backyards, side roads, fresh water ponds and almost everywhere else around Big Pine and the Lower Keys.

Other species that are protected and can be observed at the National Wild Life and Key Deer Refuge like the Great White Heron.

This is the reason why the speed limits on these highways are being enforced on the areas of the Lower Florida Keys. So driving careful here is important, the deer is prone to cross the roads without warning.

Big Pine Key, is all a group of different areas and many islands joined together by road, or accessible by boat or by small air planes. Located around the mile markers 29 to 33 of US 1, more precisely at 23 miles south of Marathon Key (pass the section of the new 7 mile bridge) and not too far from Key West only 30 miles south.

It's a family oriented community with a strong heritage base on eco-tourism, wildlife and nature preservation.

Along the US 1 on the grounds of Big Pine and the Lower Keys you'll find many prime quality bars and restaurants.

It's a fun ride on Scenic Highway across the bridges from the Marathon to the Lower Keys areas.

Make a stop here on your way to the most southern point on the US!

We also find hardware stores, pharmacies, boat sales, shops and other important businesses along US 1.

The Golden Margarita bar and restaurant, Big Pine Key.

The Golden Margarita Restaurant.

It's a fun ride on Scenic Highway across the bridges from the Marathon to the Lower Keys areas.

Make a stop here on your way to the most southern point on the US!

We also find hardware stores, pharmacies, boat sales, shops and other important businesses along US 1.

At the Winn Dixie shopping center on US 1and Key Deer Road Blvd+Wilder Rd junction you'll find restaurants, Radio Shack and the Key Deer Refuge visitor's center.

The visitor center has exhibits on the wild life of the region and all the information about Big Pine and the Lower Keys.

Tourist information and visitors centers are the best places to stop for any information that you might need when traveling throughout the Florida Keys in general.

There are one or more centers on any of the major towns here.

Interior of  Big Pine Key's visitors and information center.

The Visitor Center.

Tourist information and visitors centers are the best places to stop for any information that you might need when traveling throughout the Florida Keys in general. There are one or more centers on any of the major towns here.

View of the Bahia Honda State Park, Calusa Beach  and a section of the old railroad bridge.

Bahia Honda State Park.

Sightseeing, boating, kayaking, snorkeling, beach camping and more are all on one big package when we are at the Bahia Honda beach and park...nice place to visit.

 Big Pine Key's places, activities and tourist attractions.

Also you can visit the Blue Hole and the Sugar Loaf Key Bat Tower which are nearby, or some of the other attractions of Big Pine Key.
This is where You and I come to hide away from the big city "psycho neurotics" or simply to said "craziness"of modern life...It's all natural here.

Breathe the clean air and relax to the max in Big Pine Key!




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