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Key Deer

This was a neat little pond. We didn’t see any alligators but, after three years going to The Keys... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Heidi_Wanders
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Aromas
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Short visit

Part of the trail is still closed here due to the damage from the hurricane. We did get to see the... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
coconutpalmtree
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Rather than making this a quick stop, sit for a bit in the peace and quiet. Watch exotic birds fly in and out, key deer ramble through, and you might even see the local gators.

Thank mrsh20152015
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Went to Blue Hole in search of Key Deer did see 2 crocodiles but no deer at blue Hole until we got back to the car! Right behind us was a female deer unfortunately it wasn't afraid of us and walked right up to us☹️I'm assuming it had been previously fed by someone beautiful animal but PLEASE don't feed them they need to remain wild! Great visit saw 3 more on our way out! Mornings and dusk are the best times for viewing

Thank durk711
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This was a neat little pond. We didn’t see any alligators but, after three years going to The Keys I saw three Key deer. It’s worth the short drive.

Thank Heidi_Wanders
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

IT was a Nice drive to the blue hole. IT was really hot. There where no alligators in the pound. But we saw a deer om the side. Not scared for us human.
Om the way to no name key we saw more deels.

Thank Jolanda K
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Part of the trail is still closed here due to the damage from the hurricane. We did get to see the alligator swimming around though. The water was pretty clear. There were Key deer across the road as well. Got good photos and video.

Thank coconutpalmtree
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Short walk from parking lot (room for just a few cars). No entrance fee.
Beautiful lake in a former quarry.
We saw turtles, lots of birds and fish, but unfortunately no alligators.

Thank PiaP2
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

is all you really need here. We saw the alligator, turtles and fish. make sure to wear sunscreen, it was hot. Worth the stop.

Thank Andrea S
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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Wasn't expecting this to be a pond. Was expecting a bit more grandeur. Still, a short walk, a little viewing dock to see a turtle in the water. If you are passing by and like nature, make a quick stop, if not, don't drive far for this. 15 mins is all you need here.

Thank Michele c
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Nice short trail around pond. Went to see alligators and ended up seeing two. The trail wasn't to crowded so you could enjoy it.

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

It's an easy place to get to from the main road. There were lots of animals at the watering hole including alligators, iguanas, many different types of birds, lizards, fish and even deer! It's also really quiet.

2  Thank Shira S
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