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Barefoot Beach Preserve

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Address: 503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
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lovely sunset

I love all Gulf beaches I have visited, and this one did not disappoint. Lovely views, nice sand, and not crowded.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Valley City, North Dakota
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Valley City, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I love all Gulf beaches I have visited, and this one did not disappoint. Lovely views, nice sand, and not crowded.

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SE Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We finally figured how to get in there. There was a parking fee (until 5pm), but plenty of parking places in different parking lots.The beach was big and clean, the water was warm and not too wild, and the shells were bounteous!! We would scoop them up into piles and then sort through them. Noone in Idaho can believe we... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

sand isnt as good as other parts of the shoreline but its free parking after 5pm and in the summer its never crowded.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Love, love love this beach! Good for families and couples. The best part is the hiking trail! Given the time of day you may have the opportunity to walk with the turtles, armadillos and occasionally a raccoon. Not to mention the many different types of birds. Very relaxing. In season you need to get there very very early but it's... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a beautiful stretch of beach where you can walk, swim, or just observe. There is always an abundance of wildlife (gopher tortoise, pelicans, sand pipers, turtles, osprey, bald eagles, dolphin etc). No better place to relax for sunset and some kite flying. We live close by and it is our favorite spot.

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Orland Park, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lovely beach area hidden down the road from the main beach parking at Bonita Beach Rd. Rustic, but very nice beach area. Much less crowded than main beach area near highway.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The beach is beautiful! The sand is soft and endless. The facilities are nice but not extravagant. It's a beach so there isn't much shade so bring an umbrella. Like any other beach in Florida it gets very crowded in the winter months. There isn't too much parking so plan to get there very early to ensure getting in. It's... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband and I have traveled Florida extensively and this is the best beach we have found. It's beautiful with powdery white sand and not too shelly. The view is just stunning and the sunsets are stellar!

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Keego Harbor, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great location, a bit unnerving driving through a very nice area of condo's before reaching the park though. We were there for 20 minutes and a violent rainstorm scared us away--no rain check or refund. Came back the next day and spent all day in the water and on the beach looking for shells, watching dophins and snorkeling. Rain chased... More 

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Bonita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Canoe rental, kayak rental, and 3 areas for parking with beach access.The beach is beautiful and very nice sand, it is about 3 miles long with a nature trail next to it in a nice hammock.

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