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Very refreshing place to be conecte with nature and history, if you go with your family there's a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
patricia p
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Like a glimpse into the 19th century.

Get to know a sect, the koreshans, see their homes and beautiful gardens, try their food and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Park open daily, 365 days a year from 8:00 AM until sunset. The historic Koreshan Settlement is open daily from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Camping, hiking, picnic area, playground, kayak and canoe rentals, boat launch on the Estero River, guided...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL 33928-1919
+1 239-992-0311
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very refreshing place to be conecte with nature and history, if you go with your family there's a playground park , a river, and you can practice canoe.

Thank patricia p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get to know a sect, the koreshans, see their homes and beautiful gardens, try their food and explore their waterways by cayak. And visit the market.

Thank Trek602130
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We camped here for two nights and it was incredible. My first time camping in hot and humid weather. We even took my puppy camping for the first time and he was great. Definitely bring your bug repellent! There is kayaking on the river near...More

1  Thank Alina G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I personally love to go here. If you want to see where these people lived and are interest in local history, this is must stop. It is a state park so it is nominal to go. Just make sure you read all the plaques in...More

1  Thank timur15
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Do yourself a favor and take the guided tour. I think it was 2$ pp, The history was very interesting! You'll love the Farmer's Market every Sunday!

Thank LeslieAnn1
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We visited Koreshan State Park near Ft Myers on a weekday morning. There were no crowds there at all. I had been aware of this park, but didn't understand the history of it. We decided to check it out, and it was very interesting. The...More

Thank chasPowel
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Well maintained structures with history of the people & culture. Also with trails and a river running through

Thank Lisa1098
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We camped here for the first time last month, campgrounds were clean and plenty of firewood around on ground for fire. River was a short walk away and hired a canoe and me and my 2 boys paddled down the river for a few hours....More

Thank Kumite G
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Decided to stop in to check out the local farmers market. Being summer and off season here, the market was small but had a sampling of produce, baked goods, honey and miscellaneous jewelry and crafts. The best part it was free today. The historic buildings...More

Thank Rich D
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The guide was very knowledgeable about the religious sect that occupied the site. Definitely take the guided tour rather than just walking around on your own. Children would probably be bored by this tour.

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Frank W
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Cre8tiv16 | Reviewed this property |
If you have an opportunity to visit Naples... it offers live theater, many restaurants, boutiques, bar, pubs, shopping, many fairs/festivals.. see fifth avenue downtown, hop on the Naples Princess for a beautiful yacht ride... More
Becki P
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Their phone number is (239) 992-0311. I hope this helps.