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Bowditch Point Regional Park

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Address: Estero, FL
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natural setting on the beach and Inner Coastal Waterway

Get here early in season.(before (A.M.) walk the rustic grounds on the beach and overlooking the inner coastal waterway. Picnic benches and rest rooms available.A Cocession stand... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Bonita Springs, Florida
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Get here early in season.(before (A.M.) walk the rustic grounds on the beach and overlooking the inner coastal waterway. Picnic benches and rest rooms available.A Cocession stand with snacks and beverages is available.

Thank JXMartin
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Just by looking at the location on Google maps I thought this was going to be an over-the-top beach. It was nice bout it does sit at the entrance to a channel so there is a lot of boat activity. I only saw one good looking woman. Take your own food and drink (no alcohol beverages allowed - but I... More 

Thank Geary B
Brookville, Ohio
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Love this beach at the end of Ft Myers Beach. Pay parking and a nice boardwalk to get to the beach. Very quiet and peaceful and great views of the sunset! Had a nice time looking for shells here!

1 Thank Holycow97
Fort Myers, Florida
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This beach is located on the northern tip of Fort Myers Beach. I appreciate the fact that it is not located among the hotels and bars along the beach and so it is quiet and natural. I see dolphin almost every time I visit this beach and the water is beautiful.

3 Thank SWFloridaTeri
Cape Coral, Florida
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66 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is one of our favorite beaches in Fort Myers. From the parking lot, there is a wooden walkway bordered with palm trees. Picture perfect. Because Bowditch is at the very end of the road, so there aren't as many people. I have often seen dolphins, and even manatees have been spotted. There are clean restrooms a short walk away.... More 

4 Thank nonnie3628
Brooklyn, New York
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63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a nice place to visit and relax on the beach away from the busy section of Times Sq. part of the Fort Myers Beach. There are bathroom facilities, showers and tables under a cover in case of rain or just shade.

Thank passionrumba
Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States
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51 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Perfect spot if u wanna go to the beach & not be overwhelmed by the condo's, hotels & huge amts of people. Great beach walking @ the northern tip of Fort Myers Beach/Estero Island. Great efforts in conservation & now big improvements to the coastline & harbor on the channel. Parking can be tough, esp,in season, but well worth it-... More 

1 Thank FLGRLizzyB
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142 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

This is a quiet and beautiful spot. There are white beaches with sparkling blue water complete with frolicking dolphins and sandpipers on the ocean side, there are mangrove swamps (with brown water, it's the tannins), sandy grass areas full of Gopher Tortoises and their burrows, and lovely leafy shaded paths and boardwalks to see it all by. With parking, and... More 

2 Thank Lisa P
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63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

out of the way, but tough to find parking it is soooo popular. At dead end street and public pay parking.

Thank Jerry U
Indianapolis, Indiana
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12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

You must pay to park. You will find some basic trails, showing what Florida would look like undisturbed. We saw huge turtles nesting in the sand shores.

1 Thank TeresaA_IN

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