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“Forget Zoos go to this Preserve” 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
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Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Hannover
2 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Forget Zoos go to this Preserve”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

We have been here with our three Kids mid december. It was one of the nicest experiences we had. We spotted a lot of wildlife e.g. Eagles, Alligators, Snakes (Cottonmouth), Turtles, Heron, Squirrels, Fish, Anhingas. It was an amazing afternoon. we really recommend this place. The best: no entrance fee.

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Lake Placid, New York
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“What a wonderful place to see nature.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Don't go on a super hot day but the trails are great. We saw lots of wildlife, mostly birds, and came close and personal with the cypress swamp.

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MidWest USA
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“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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