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Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge, FL

Fish and Wildlife Service

Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge

Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1938 as a haven for great white herons, migratory birds, and other wildlife. The refuge is located in the lower Florida Keys and consists ...[more]

Address

28950 Watson Boulevard
Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Phone:305-872-0774
Email:keydeer@fws.gov

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Directions

Great White Heron NWR is accessible only by boat. However, the refuge is administered as part of the National Key Deer Refuge headquartered on Big Pine Key, which is 100- miles south of Miami. The visitor center is located ¿-mile north of the traffic light on Key Deer Boulevard in the Big Pine Key Shopping Plaza.

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
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