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Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, FL

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Sailboat in the Florida Keys
Sailboat in the Florida Keys

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Kite Surfing in the Florida Keys
Kite Surfing in the Florida Keys

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Snorkeling and Diving at Looe Key Reef during Underwater Music Festival
Snorkeling and Diving at Looe Key Reef during Underwater Music Festival

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Snorkeling in the Florida Keys
Snorkeling in the Florida Keys

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Two Divers
Two Divers

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Flats Fishing in the Bay
Flats Fishing in the Bay

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

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Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary supports one of the most diverse assemblages of underwater plants and animals in North America. Although best known for is coral reefs, the shallow nearshore waters...[more]

Address

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
35 East Quay Road
Key West, FL 33040
Phone:(305) 809-4700
Email:floridakeys@noaa.gov

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Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary protects 2,900 square nautical miles of waters surrounding the Florida Keys, from south of Miami westward to encompass the Dry Tortugas, excluding Dry Tortugas National Park. The shoreward boundary of the sanctuary is the mean high-water mark, essentially meaning that once you set foot in Keys waters, you have entered the sanctuary.

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • DIVING DIVING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • PADDLING PADDLING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SNORKELING SNORKELING
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • VISITOR CENTER VISITOR CENTER
  • WATER SPORTS WATER SPORTS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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