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Centennial Park

2000 W First St, Fort Myers, FL 33901
239 338 2287
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Ranked #36 of 52 Attractions in Fort Myers
Type: Parks
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Located on the Calusahathee River in downtown Ft Myers it is a quiet placewith a fountain and statues of the Friends, a playground and pavilion. It is mostly used for concerts and special.events, but is a nice stroll.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

So the park itself is really nothing special. There is some art, a playground for kids, a few statues, a pavilion, volleyball court and a fountain. However, there are many things to do around it. There is a sidewalk that goes all throughout the park, which is great for joggers and walkers. The park is on the edge of the... More

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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113 reviews 113 reviews
14 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Want to relax... Just go to Centennial Park for the shade, the river, some great sculptures and a lot of nice people. The trees and the breeze usually break the heat. An evening stroll is very nice as are the "Three Friends" sculpture of Edison, Ford and Firestone. Relax and enjoy down town Fort Myers and include the park..

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33919
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

It's hot down there and really no relief from the hot sun. I'd prefer Lakes Park to this one any day. Just my opinion. Lakes Park is south and this park is downtown.

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Friends from out of town wanted to see what downtown Fort Myers was like. They were impressed with what we have to offer. We walked the Park and the downtown area. So enjoyed it that they are planning on coming back again very soon. Go Fort Myers, keep visitors coming back.

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ft m
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9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

This park is wonderful when there are festivities in the area. If you are here at any other time especially close to sunset, keep your eyes open for strange activity.

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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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138 reviews 138 reviews
39 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

This riverside park is centrally located, a pleasant place to take a lunch time walk . Nicely maintained green space but not a lot of parking.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I got out of the car, and with little notice my son was mad he got right back in the car seat, because there was a nice sized convention of the homeless community in the park. Parking is under a bridge and thankfully there was only one used condom on the ground right in front of the park. Good Times

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fort myers
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

This park has upgraded over the years but still needs a makeover it is a better event spot than anything else but does a good job when one takes place

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Chicago
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

It is anice place to take a stroll. You can see the beutiful marina, look at the new modern statue and/or look ar Edison, Ford and Firestone. Bring a picnic lunch to add to you enjoyment.

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