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Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation

3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
239 472-2329
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking
Most recent review
- Sep 13, 2014
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Naples, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great lunch and dinner specials. Best of all us the delicious and healthy food! Also, we can bring our allergic friends. They will make special meals for allergic kids!

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Jupiter, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stopped here on an extremely rainy day so did not get a chance to do the trails. The nature center had several turtle exhibits which were nice to view and pass the time while waiting out the rain.

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Maine
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We met such friendly staff and volunteers there, visited their small visitor center, walked the trails, and saw butterflies hatching.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
34 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I found a nice walking/bike trail off of Bailey road this year. I road my bike from one end to the other.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Maybe we just were there on a bad day, but long dreary paths, lots of roots, a definite NO for strollers. And half way through, we just wanted to get back.

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Auburn, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Underattended, we were the only ones there to learn of the invasive stone toad, visit the gardens that help residents plant sustainable, local vegetation. It has a very basic butterfly building, and of course requests donations to sustain their cause. you decide

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Casselberry, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

You just can't beat a day, a week, a month, a year, Forever on Sanibel-Captiva. Sea, surf, sun, shells, sumptuous food, good theatre, great shopping, relaxing. Everything from the Sanibel Cafe for lunch to the Mucky Duck on for dinner at sunset. Then party away at any of the little bistros along the road on Captiva. Take a boat trip... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The staff is very friendly. I got there just before closing, and they let me wander through the trails anyway and gave me a map so I could find the "back" way out. This place is really Florida in the wild. The trails wind along the Sanibel River, so you might see alligators and snakes, and you'll definitely see birds,... More

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Harrison Township, Michigan
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We visited here and had a walk along the nature trails, saw one snake, that was it. The butterfly house had one butterfly in it, they should just close that attraction down, since there is nothing to see in it. I guess if a school group visits here it would be interesting, but for most people, not so much.

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Avon Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Stopped by this place while in Sanibel last week and what a poor excuse for a nature center/butterfly garden,being form Ohio I thought I would see all sorts of colorful plants and neat butterflies,instead I saw dead potted plants and one butterfly in what looked like a screened in patio,the whole area around the nature center looked dead,I was surprised... More

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