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Barefoot Beach Preserve

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Address: 503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
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Great Day at beach

First time here, but not last. Clean friendly area, great amenities, friendly park staff, a must see spot. Note Arrive early, 9:00 AM or so limited parking.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Elkins, West Virginia
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Elkins, West Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

First time here, but not last. Clean friendly area, great amenities, friendly park staff, a must see spot. Note Arrive early, 9:00 AM or so limited parking.

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Westerville, Ohio
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94 reviews 94 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Great beach and has been for years. Wonderful family area and hidden to most except not to those of us who know where it is..... Suggest if beach bums or snow birds you buy the seasonal Collier county beach pass @ $50 for 1 year to enter. (You can't purchase this at the entry point but use web for location... More 

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Pleasant View, Tennessee
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beautiful clean white sugar sand beach. Almost a private beach. An added attraction are the beautiful homes you pass as you travel to the preserve.

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Port Colborne, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Wonderful beach to just relax. There are restrooms, a learning area and adequate parking. It is worth a visit.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Enjoyable beaches and preserve.. Lots of gopher turtles on path in preserve. Good place to spend a day at the beach and walk abd enjoy nature.

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Boston
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Barefoot Beach community is comprised of a few hundred very upscale homes along the beach and is obviously a very desirable place to live. It poses a contrast to the almost totally natural environment in the nature preserve. I say almost natural because of the mile or so of raised wooden walkways to accommodate large numbers of visitors both able... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This is a spot not to be missed if visiting this area. Great beach, and one where shells abound. Facilities are good, but it is another where car parking is a little limited and getting here early is a must. You will find you do not want to leave once there.

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Pittsburgh, Pa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We enjoyed this beach but were forced to park a long distance away. I suspect we could learn how to do better than we did. Beach somewhat narrow, so a bit more crowded than we preferred. restrooms available & nice. All in all, a good experience.

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Bakersfield, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Great staff, wonderful canoe area and a lovely beach. Get there early for a parking place and drive slow for tortoise crossings. Rangers & guides are there to answer questions about the wildlife which is plentiful throughout. Great prices for cabana & chair rentals too, or bring your own. Wonderful experience .

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Barefoot Beach is one of the best beaches anywhere! Quiet and serene. Just plain beautiful. You must have a county parking pass or pay a daily parking fee.

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