One Of Florida’s Most Incredible Wildlife Spectacles Takes Place In This Unassuming Small Town
Whether you know it or not, fall in Florida is pretty darn magical. We’re not just talking about how the temperature takes a slight dip but still is warm enough to enjoy the sunshine on your face during the daytime. We’re talking about how the tiny town of Big Pine Key, Florida has one of the most magical wildlife spectacles in the country. Grab your binoculars, strap on your camera, because this is one seasonal spectacular you do not want to miss.
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Get your binoculars out, because the time to see the peregrine falcons is now! The address for the National Key Deer Refuge is 28950 Watson Blvd., Big Pine Key, FL 33043-6087. The refuge is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends. To find out more information about the refuge, make sure to visit the website.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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