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Address: Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: 239-463-3764
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Very pretty and relaxing walk

Liked the views, boardwalk can be small at times, might be awkward walking with other people close by

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Great view, very relaxing and peaceful setting with bay view! Excellent food and service! Gator bites a good choice, lobster also mouth watering!

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We have been to Ft. Myers Beach many times and never knew this park was here. It is very well maintained, with fairly good signage and mostly an easy boardwalk, with some sand. The path takes you out to Estero Bay, which is lovely and peaceful. It is a nice stop to take a walk through the mangroves. There is... More 

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New Smyrna Beach Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

First visit was days after arriving on the island, out for a walk with our dog & came apon 1 of the preserve entrances just around the block from our vaca home. Lovely deck walk way with paths that wind through mangroves & other lush foliage. 2nd time my sister & I did the preserve walk BUT this time paid... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Liked the views, boardwalk can be small at times, might be awkward walking with other people close by

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Clifton Park, New York
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78 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Sit downstairs in Matanza's and be a bit more formal...more quiet. Sit upstairs and it's heaven on the beach. Looking out over the water, perhaps in the "doggy friendly" area, listening to Scotty who sings and plays guitar, you can hardly hear each other talk but it's fun anyway. We had delicious appetizers and a very tasty pizza. Good service,... More 

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

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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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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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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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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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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