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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 Beach area.

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Port Colborne, Canada
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Port Colborne, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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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 NEW

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 NEW

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
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW 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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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Awesome beach with very good shelling. Be careful opening snacks because the seagulls will come flocking and they do not show any fear of humans ! It costs $8 to get in, but compared to other beaches charging $1.50 to $2.00 an hour, worth it if you plan on staying a while. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Canton, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Parking is $8. Come early or you will have a difficult time to find parking. Golpher tortises are easy to see. No services

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Naples, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you're looking for great place to spend with the family on a clean and pristine beach, barefoot Beach is a great place to go. We usually wander north to Docs Beachhouse and grab some lunch and a few cocktails.

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