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“Great Place to enjoy nature for all ages” 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 #2 of 103 things to do in Fort Myers
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Oconomowoc
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Place to enjoy nature for all ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Tired of the endless strip malls? Then this is just the place for you... You'll spot for sure fish, turtles, birds of all sizes and most likely at least an alligator. It is fun to walk on the boardwalk, mostly in the shade of trees and when you teach your kids to listen to the silence, you'll hear nature talk (and traffic noise in the distance!). Vegetation is with mentioning as we'll. You'll have to see for yourselves, go there

Visited May 2013
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Toronto
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Good for a bit of time out in nature...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We had abit of time to pass so walked through this area. I enjoyed the lifted walkways and the decks around watering holes / ponds. We saw some animals - cranes, birds, squirrels, fish and even some wild boars. The boars seemed totally disinterested / unphased with us being there - probably just desensitized with some many travellers. The boardwalks pass through a number of smaller eco-systems and give you a good perspective of what is in the bush there. Bugs were not bad when we went through (April) but expect will be later on in the season. Overall it was good for a visit and something different.

Visited April 2013
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Cape Coral
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The best Lee County eco tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Walk entirely on a raised boardwak over wetlands with mangroves, magnificant cypress and other tropical plants. Very shady so it is pleasant even on hot summer days. Pond overlooks with very interesting wildlife.

Visited April 2013
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Not just a park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

This park is not just your average park. The walk on the decks is teriffic. So much to see and so well maintained. Inside is just wonderful. So much great information on the park and the surrounding area. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

Visited May 2013
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Harrison, Michigan, United States
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“Good fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

It was a nice nature walk. I really enjoyed it. Did see a small gator which was the reason I went to Florida. Can't wait to go back

Visited May 2013
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