Great White Heron
National Wildlife Refuge
|28950 Watson Boulevard
Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Phone Number: 305-872-0774
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|Bald eagles, Great White Herons, and ospreys inhabit the Great White Heron NWR.|
Anglers can enjoy some of the best flats fishing found anywhere in the world.
Hunting is not permitted in the refuge, but fishing is permitted.
There are brochures and displays about the refuge available at the National Key Deer Refuge visitor center located on Big Pine Key.
Visitors can observe and photograph wildlife by boat, and some islands are accessible. The refuge has many tidal flats that wading birds use for foraging throughout the day, providing excellent viewing opportunities. Please visit the National Key Deer Refuge visitor center for information regarding restricted access areas.
For more information on Leave No Trace, visit the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics Web site. (http://www.lnt.org)
The refuge visitor center is open 8:30AM to 4:30PM Monday through Saturday.
There are no entrance fees to the refuge
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