Pine Island National Wildlife Refuge

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Pine Island National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Pine Island National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Pine Island National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Pine Island National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Pine Island National Wildlife Refuge
LocationLee County, Florida, United States
Nearest cityFort Myers, Florida
Coordinates26°39′45″N 82°13′36″W / 26.66238°N 82.2267°W / 26.66238; -82.2267Coordinates: 26°39′45″N 82°13′36″W / 26.66238°N 82.2267°W / 26.66238; -82.2267
Area601 acres (2.43 km2)
EstablishedSeptember 15, 1908
Governing bodyUS Fish & Wildlife Service
WebsitePine Island National Wildlife Refuge

The Pine Island National Wildlife Refuge is part of the United States National Wildlife Refuge System, located on the southwest coast of Florida south of Charlotte Harbor, north of Sanibel Island in Pine Island Sound on La Costa Island. The 601-acre (2.43 km2) refuge was established on September 15, 1908. It is administered as part of the J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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