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Barefoot Beach Preserve

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Address: 503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
Phone Number: 2392524000
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One of my Favorite Beaches in the Area

I have lived in Naples for 10 years. Loved this beach when visiting in 2002, nothing changed stil one of my favorite beaches in the area. Love the wildlife in the area, gopher... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have lived in Naples for 10 years. Loved this beach when visiting in 2002, nothing changed stil one of my favorite beaches in the area. Love the wildlife in the area, gopher Tortoises, osprey. While taking photo of an osprey eating a fish near parking lot, caught a Armadillo in a shot as well. Nice Butterfly garden. Quite a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It is a very interesting beach lots of information for nature lovers, Turtles had laid their eggs so areas where closed off to protect them

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This beach is clean and not crowded off season. The added feature is seeing the gopher turtles in their natural habitat. They are unique. If you visit during high season don't go from 11 to 3 because there are not parking spots. Sunset there is fabulous.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Very nice Florida beach. Not too crowded. Shells to find but good sandy beach. There are a series of picnic table cabana's tucked into the dune line. If you weren't smart enough to bring your own umbrella/shade (😏) they offer a nice respite from the sun after awhile.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Didn't get to see as much of this beach as we would have liked, due to the access being a bit limited and it costs money to go in, but it looked gorgeous and well worth seeing.

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice quiet secluded beach. The peaceful drive there on a brick road passing through million dollars houses is pretty fabulous. We did not view any wildlife & the water was pretty murky. But the movie being filmed on the beach was interesting. Entry fee of $8. Bathrooms & vending machine at first parking lot. Noticed chair & water sport rental... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Barefootin, after you wind through a lush million dollar residential neighborhood. Dr. Beach, aka Stephen Leatherman, Named Barefoot Beach as the #2 beach on his list of top 10 beaches..Barefoot Beach is 342 acres of natural land, and you can walk a mile along the beach. No bathrooms, no lifeguards.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

After passing by the multi million dollar homes on the ocean, you arrive at Barefoot Beach Preserve! This beach is lovely, not crowded and has a ranger house, picnic tables in the shade and bathrooms and showers! A must go to beach!

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Barefoot Beach is really great. Very beautiful and quaint beach. The drive is fun too. If you are in Bonita Springs, go here if you want to chill or walk along the beach.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We visited this beach twice during our stay. Loved the beach area. To get away from the big crowds you have to walk a pretty good way, but it is well worth it. Also the beach meets Wiggins pass which is a great location for fishing. Saw several turrles as we were driving in. We would definitely visit again.

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Address: 503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
Phone Number: 2392524000
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bonita Springs

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