Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Sugarloaf Key, Bow Channel, FL
Sugarloaf Key is located in Monroe County, FL among the lower Florida Keys. While it is often simply called Sugarloaf Key, there are two distinct communities within the island: Upper and Lower Sugarloaf Key. Lower Sugarloaf Key is home to an airport, a volunteer firestation and the Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower. In Upper Sugarloaf Key there are two schools, a church, public campgrounds and the Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge. Bow Channel is located to the northeast of the key and separates Upper Sugarloaf Key from Cudjoe Key.
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