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“Great for anyone: handicapped, elderly, families with small children” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve
7791 Penzance Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33966
239-533-7550
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Ranked #1 of 33 Attractions in Fort Myers
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
MidWest USA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Great for anyone: handicapped, elderly, families with small children”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

1.25 mi or 2 mile boardwalk tour through cypress swamp. We took over 3 hours to do the 2 miles. Lots to see, no hurrying necessary. Have the kids use restrooms (located just before you get on the boardwalk) before you start out, as no facilities once you leave the parking lot. You can still hear some traffic noise, but it's still a peaceful walk. Saw alligators (big and small), numerous turtles, lots of birds, sleeping cottonmouth, squirrels. Possibilities of seeing otters, but we weren't that lucky.

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“cool experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

great nature and good place to get away! Good place to come with another, self or the kids. South west florida.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States
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“Beautiful boardwalk through amazing tropical wilderness”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Ever wonder what SW Florida was like when the Caloosa Indians lived here? Take some time this holiday season to walk through the Six Mile Cypress Slough.

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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“Amazing slice of nature...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I love coming here with my family for peace and tranquility. This county park has boardwalks for you to explore various flora and fauna. The education building is made of recycled materials and offers an array of programs. It is worth checking out the calendar. If you are just popping in for the day they have a great exhibit and volunteers are very knowledgable and friendly.

We love hiking as a family and leaving the traffic and noise on the road. ENJOY!!!

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“Quiet Water-front, water-fowl drive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Quiet one-way drive with water on both sides at points, great shots of FL waterfowl, good drive for photographers ... cars parked along the way, people out of their vehicles, taking photos ... watching ... $5 per vehicle.

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