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Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area

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Address: Punta Gorda, FL
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7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sun 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching

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Babcock - Webb is my local fresh water fishing hole. There is a $3.00 Per person or $6.00 per car fee and I pay it willingly. The park offers Fishing, Hiking, Camping,, Hunting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Babcock - Webb is my local fresh water fishing hole. There is a $3.00 Per person or $6.00 per car fee and I pay it willingly. The park offers Fishing, Hiking, Camping,, Hunting, Gun Range and a paved road suitable for biking. Boats are permitted but no gas motors. You can launch your bass boat but must run on your... More 

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Immokalee, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Spent the day taking photographs around the lake. The entire area is well kept and well worth the small entrance fee! Highly recommended!

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Hialeah, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Very nice range, friendly, profesional range officer Robert Helped us with a few questions we had about one of my guns. we had a very good time and you can't beet the price.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I like this place. It was fun with the family but I would not pay the rate that you have to pay to get in.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

You can drive the entire distance of the main lake which makes it very easy for young children. When we visited we saw: osprey, various herons and egrets, ducks, and (always popular with the northern visiting family) an alligator. Be prepared with cash or check to pay the low-cost entrance fee.

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Red-cockaded woodpeckers were nowhere to be found (or heard) when I visited -- maybe they are all tired out by the evening, though? But there are still a lot of birds to be seen. Babcock-Webb is a big place with no real trail network so the only practical way to see it is by car. Driving into the park on... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Fun ride through the "Jungle" with lots of gators and crocs. Very informational about Florida as it once was. Definitely a Wildlife experience worth a family visit.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My son and I decided to try the shooting range today. We had seen mixed reviews but went anyway. We never got off a round. While walking across the parking lot we were muzzle-swept several times by the idiots at the pistol range. We watched for a bit, and those guns proved to be loaded. There may have been range... More 

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Venice, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

For 3 bucks its a good place to shoot. Range officers on site and keep it from being the wild west somewhat. You do have to watch out for the odd young idiot giving a gun to his girlfriend and she waving a loaded gun around, and the old man not knowing which end the bullet comes out of. Keep... More 

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Punta Gorda FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There is a lovely drive around a large lake with numerous places to stop and fish. A great shooting range is here and is free for seniors. there is a pistol, a rifle , and a shotgun range. I you draw a permit, there is great wild pig hunting as well.

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Additional Information about Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area

Address: Address: Punta Gorda, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

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