Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Alligator Reef, Hawk Channel, FL
Alligator Reef located off the coast of Islamorada and Indian Key, Florida is known for its striking lighthouse, snorkeling, and wildlife. The Alligator Reef Lighthouse that is slightly north of the reef and marks the reef is an octagonal pyramidal tower that looks like it is rising out of the ocean. The reef and lighthouse are named after the U.S. Navy schooner called the Alligator that ran aground on the reef in 1822.
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