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

Punta Gorda, FL
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Ranked #7 of 14 Attractions in Punta Gorda
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching
Hours:
Tue - Wed 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sun 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Venice, Florida, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great place to see wildlife in their natural habitat. Winter is the best time to visit to see the diversity of Florida flora and fauna.

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Port Charlotte, Florida, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love nature so this is one of my favorite places. You can camp, hike, there is a shooting range. My husband and I enjoy Cecil Webb and stop there from time to time. It is relaxing and a great way to get out into the nature.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is an absolute great place to visit if you enjoy nature! Great fishing and hunting locations , and, a first rate shooting range staffed by experts! Safety is an absolute at this range! The cost is minimal and it's great for the whole family! Recommend the range to be visited mid week!

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Grand Island, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is old Florida before air conditioning! Lots of sights and sounds you can't forget. Fishing lake is great and the shooting range is clean, well maintained, policed and safe. Cool place to spend some time while in the Punta Gorda area.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is a great place to relax and enjoy nature. There is also a shooting range that is wonderful. The roads are paved and unpaved. It would be a great place to ride a bicycle. The cost is minimal and well worth it.

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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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365 reviews 365 reviews
101 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Very nice range for shooting. Reasonable price. Nice ponds to fish as well. Excellent off of Tucker's Grade Road south of Punta Gorda.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We have visited Babcock Ranch and taken their tour at least 3 other times. We have taken the tour at different times of the day and found the first tour brings more opportunity to see the wildlife. The guides are always informative and we have learned something "new" about the ranch and its surroundings from each guide. Our reason for... More 

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Morgan, Vermont, USA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Guide who drove the bus was fabulous. Loved the bus trip. Saw lots of animals and loved the stops the bus made to see different areas.

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