Nautical charts show it as ‘Pine Key’ but almost every local boater knows it as Beer Can Island. As its name suggests can get crowded on the weekend with many people enjoying a few of the Island’s namesake beverage. Located near Big Bend Channel, just off Apollo Beach Nature Preserve, Beer Can Island is a nice island with several areas to enjoy both the island and the water. Depending on the storms and tides, it’s size may vary. This popular weekend spot is also known as a good spot for shelling.