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Barefoot Beach Preserve

#1 of 44 things to do in Bonita Springs Features Animals
503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
+1 239-252-4000
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Beautiful beach and lots of shells

This is really a gem. The beach has lots of beautiful white sand. Parking is easy and it wasn't... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fenton, Michigan
Gorgeous Beach and Great Shelling

We visited the beach on a cloudy day and of course it was not crowded. The entrance goes through an... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Clearwater, Florida
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503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
+1 239-252-4000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is really a gem. The beach has lots of beautiful white sand. Parking is easy and it wasn't crowded the day we were there.

Thank Jimmie4370
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the beach on a cloudy day and of course it was not crowded. The entrance goes through an area of beautiful homes to admire before the entrance. The entrance fee is $8 per car load. They have parking, but it probably gets full...More

Thank SueInClearwater
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful area. Nice clean beaches, great fishing and friendly beach goers. It has a more private beach feeling to it which is nice. This spot is definitely one of the nicest beaches in SWFL.

Thank Drew U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My go to beach when visiting the area. It s beautiful. Restrooms are clean, parking is good and beach walk can go on forever.

Thank Mismymts59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and clean beach. Have been here several times and each time there is a lot of shells. A nice drive to get back to the beach while you look and see very expensive homes on your drive back. Be prepared if you go during...More

1  Thank 5252Lisa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Barefoot Beach because you pay to get at the booth and then you don't have to worry about parking, even if you have to park on the access road. The beach is great and doesn't get as crowded as some of the other...More

1  Thank Lydia And Richa... M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always love visiting. Lots of guided. Beach is always clean. Restrooms and snack bar. Great place to bring the kids. Right off the blvd.

1  Thank skcamper1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have grown up in the area and still love this beach. Love see dolphins here. Super for shell finding. Clean bathrooms. Nice place to see gopher tortoises. Nice boardwalk to preserve sea oats. Great for kids to find shells for their own shell collections.

1  Thank Cass C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach, very quiet, with spectacular sunset view. If you want a place to meditate and breathe clean and fresh air this is the place.

1  Thank Julio F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This preserve has many different plant and animals for visitors to enjoy. The beach is beautiful,clean, and beautiful shells are everywhere for collecting. It is also home to the protected gopher tortoise. Park Rangers give daily presentations and guide nature walks. There are ample parking...More

1  Thank lizett251
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Can you ride a bike in the Preserve or on the trail to Wiggins Pass?
May 25, 2017|
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Response from Beth F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. Not checking emails over holiday weekend. You could ride a bike, but just be aware that the paths are not paved, they are a firm sand base which may present some challenges in a few spots.
Are small dogs allowed on leash ?
February 23, 2017|
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Response from LoveTravel0917 | Reviewed this property |
No but dog beach is also a nice beach and as the name implies...dogs are welcome.
My husband can not walk very far due to breathing issues. Is this a good place for us to visit?
February 9, 2017|
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Response from sunnyand79 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry for the disability your husband has to deal with. If he is able to take breaks prior to reaching the beach I do think he would be fine. Unfortunately there is a walk to endure when it comes to a health issue to... More