Anclote Key

Anclote Key is an island off the Gulf Coast of the U.S. state of Florida, located at 28°11'16"N, 82°50'44"W near Tarpon Springs. Its name originates from the Spanish term for "anchor." The island is accessible only by boat and is split between Anclote Key Preserve State Park and Anclote National Wildlife Reserve. The island contains mangrove wetlands, coastal pine flatwoods, and beaches. A large number of shorebirds nest and breed on Anclote Key and the surrounding islands/docs/brochure.pdf|title=Anclote Key Preserve State Park|accessdate=2008-02-09}} The historical Anclote Keys Light is situated on the island. Sand Key is located nearby.

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Anclote Key Preserve State Park
... Anclote Key Preserve State Park is a Florida State Park and historic site, located on Anclote Key three miles (5 km) off Tarpon Springs and accessible only by boat ... park is unique in that a lighthouse, built in 1887, is on the southern end of the key ... Three Rooker Island, south of Anclote and part of the preserve, remains an important Gulf coast beach-nesting bird sanctuary ...
Pinellas County, Florida - Culture and Sports - Other Points of Interest
... On the south end of Anclote Key, off of Tarpon Springs, is the Anclote Key Light, a lighthouse built in 1887 ... The island forms Anclote Key Preserve State Park and is accessible only by boat ...

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