The Buckeye Artificial Reef

The Buckeye Reef is located 17.6 miles from Keaton Beach on a bearing of 235 degrees from the Keaton Beach channel marker. This reef site is one square mile encompassing 640 acres. More Information...

 

  • Coordinates of the Buckeye Reef (Dept. of Army Permit # 199505915 (LP-NF):

    Center is Latitude 29.38'40'' & Longitude 83.54'00''
    Northeast corner is Latitude 29.39'06'' & Longitude 83.54'00''
    Southeast corner is Latitude 29.38'14'' & Longitude 83.54'00''
    Southwest corner is Latitude 29.38'14'' & Longitude 83.55'00''
    Northeast corner is Latitude 29.39'06'' & Longitude 83.55'00''

 

The last deployment on the Buckeye Reef was in 2003. The reef is now permitted for further enhancement, through a permit issued by the USACOE in January 2011.

View details of the 2003 deployment