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Address: Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: 239-463-3764
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Awesome lunch.

The Matanza Pass preserve is an awesome place for lunch. Very cute place. The food was incredible there. We heard the pizza is wonderful as well and the view from the top.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Springfield, IL
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Springfield, IL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The Matanza Pass preserve is an awesome place for lunch. Very cute place. The food was incredible there. We heard the pizza is wonderful as well and the view from the top.

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Hughesville, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The location on the waterfront is nice! We were seated right away and they were very helpful when we called ahead for details. The food was very good!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Nice nature trail, with boardwalk paths. Not too long. Makes a nice stroll. We didn't see as much wildlife there as we expected.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

After a long walk south on Fort Myers Beach we went over to Estero Blvd. and headed back north. Saw the sign for the preserve and walked along the trails through some of the last natural wetlands habitat on Estero Island. Nice overlook on Estero Bay. It was a change of pace from the shops and restaurants without having to... More 

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Wiltshire
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Cycled to the Preserve one afternoon to see if we could have a glimpse of the more natural side to Fort Myers Beach. A small but adequate car park with racks to lock up your bikes. A boardwalk winds it's way through the preserve where we immediately saw a beautiful hawk just feet away. A lovely walk along the trail... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Jim Rodwell does a fabulous full moon walk every month. Make your reservation early. He limits his walk to 8 persons. It is a wonderful way to spend a relaxing eve on Estero Bay

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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Enjoyed walking the trail and coming to the eastern shoreline to get a sense of the location and boat traffic on that side of the island. Also like the meditative quality of the place.

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Flemington, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We liked the well constructed wooden walkways. However the paths could be damp and muddy in places. Lots of mangroves, but few birds mid-late morning. One salamander spotted. Not much view of the shore, rather enclosed.

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Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Historic cottage and the boardwalk trail very informative, however, more trail info plaques about the various vegetation would be useful. Part of trail too muddy to walk.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Great place for a short walk right in the middle of busy Fort Myers Beach. No cost to park or enter. Partial raised walkways but other areas are dirt paths and were mucky in areas. Water view of Estero Bay. Porta-potty only at entrance. About 2 mile hike but can shorten. Saw little wildlife. Great for a walk away from... More 

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