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Barefoot Beach Preserve

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Address: 503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
Phone Number: 2392524000
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Very nice, well maintained and unspoiled preserve

My wife and I walked the paths of this preserve several times during our stay on Barefoot Beach. It is impeccably clean and well laid out. While we did not say as much fauna as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Montreal, Canada
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71 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I walked the paths of this preserve several times during our stay on Barefoot Beach. It is impeccably clean and well laid out. While we did not say as much fauna as we'ed hoped, it was a nice change from walking on the beach. There are numerous access points to the beach, however, if you get tired... More 

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Mn
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an awesome beach for kids and the young at heart to shell! Amazing place to watch the sunset! One of our favorite beaches for shelling!

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Thank TastefullyT
Quad-Cities
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85 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The day we arrived and walked the beach there were just tons of shells to pick from as we waked the beach. Also a beach with only a few people walking on itd.

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Estero, Florida
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are locals that can never get enough of this beach. There are great trails and excellent fishing at Wiggins Pass. Very natural setting in the preserve

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1 Thank JesseKoeth
Bonita Springs, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lined with seashells, this beach is one of the best in SW Florida! Glimpse turtles, dolphins and a variety of birds! Bring your sunscreen, cooler with drinks and munchies. There are restrooms. Enjoy!

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Noblesville, Indiana
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172 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Part of the fun is driving through the neighborhood to get there. We went to several different beaches in the area and really liked this beach. Ask for a map when you pay to get in. The beach is great for walking with lots of shells and sea life on shore. People here seemed friendlier. There were several sunbathing, but... More 

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Newbury, New Hampshire
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128 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This beach is just off Bonita Beach Rd and goes through a 1-7 million dollar neighborhood. This nice drive is PUBLIC ACCESS to this beach. There is a $8.00 parking fee which you DO NOT have to pay if you have a COLLIER county beach/park sticker. The several parking lots, in my experience are seldom completely full even in season.... More 

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Lakefield, Canada
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organized beach - boardwalks, washrooms etc. are great. Many informational programs which are well run and great for those wanting to know about local vegetation, wildlife and water life. During season, book ahead for the programs as they are all well worth it. Many gopher tortoises can be spotted from boardwalk and parking lots. Get there early for parking... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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85 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Listen, this is NOT Miami Beach. It's a cool, small beach where you can walk a hundred yards and get decent food (albeit, a bit pricey). If you live near this place, you should visit it. If it's far away, go somewhere else - it's not worth the drive. My 5 star review is only because I am 15 minutes... More 

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Lakeside, CT
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on 1/24/16 and are so glad we went. This beach was gorgeous and absolutely loaded with beautiful shells when we went! There are also great walking trails with gopher turtles and the scenery is great. The downside is $8.00 to park. It was not crowded and we had no problems parking. To get to the paper serve, you... More 

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