Boca Grande Wildlife Management Area

Map of Boca Grande Wildlife Management Area

This Key West National Wildlife Refuge island lies 14 miles west of Key West. A narrow beach on the west and southwest sides along a protected anchorage extends to the northern tip of the island. Half of the beach is closed to protect wildlife. Many bird species use this area, including some that are listed under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

Special regulations apply here. Learn more about what activities are allowed in this type of zone.

A summary of all sanctuary regulations is available online. For the full text of sanctuary regulations, see 15 CFR 922 Subpart P.