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Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

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7791 Penzance Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33966-0600
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed see a different kind of vegetation and reading about 4 seasons and what to expect at different times of the year. A fair number of people were there but it wasn't crowded. The board walk was well done. A very pleasant, serene place...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The preserve is such an unexpected surprise in the city. Acres of preservation land encompassing a variety of terrain. There are paths that guide you through the preserve that are well maintained. Expect to go over many board walks. The educational markers are informative and...More

2  Thank smurawski
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to get a feel for south Florida before development changed the place Were with birders who spotted a lot of smaller native birds while there and a large resident alligator Best to go when you can have a guided tour...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After working, I decided to take a nature break and walk around the Six Mile Cypress Slough. It was an enjoyable activity as I was able to see one big alligator basking in the sun in the middle of Alligator Lake. The cool air and...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favorite place to watch nature in fort myers,where are four ponds,lot of birds,but I have never seen a owl there Parking costs $1 per hour

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are visiting and today was cooler with no other plans so after lunch we came here to walk. It’s not long, 1.2 miles I believe and it’s on a raised boardwalk so perfectly fine for wheelchairs or strollers. Before we started we went into...More

1  Thank 48lisas48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOVE going to this preserve for a quiet walk in the "Florida Wilderness". It's great to be able to just enjoy the beautiful weather and the walkways are well maintained. Hard to do in the summer months with the heat, but there is a lot...More

1  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go for a walk at the preserve before our daughter and boyfriend left for their flight home. Saw one alligator, several kinds of birds and lots of interesting other wildlife. The best part it was all free.

Thank Boris2552
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a tour of Florida Inonly had a brief visit here and would have loved to have spent longer. The boardwalk provides an accessible and easy vantage point to look for wildlife near the Visitor Centre if that is all you have time for. I...More

1  Thank Rasmus1986
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since I live only 30 minutes away from the Slough, I make frequent trips throughout the year. I find it interesting to see the changes throughout the year. It is pleasant year round, but can get hot in August/September. Winter and Spring are the best...More

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Response from gdadtraveling | Reviewed this property |
I'm aware of no charge for the tour.
April 18, 2017|
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Response from Jerrie C | Reviewed this property |
yes, several benches along the way. plenty of places to rest.
January 23, 2017|
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Response from Anthony Z | Reviewed this property |
I believe they had wheelchairs, we saw at least one out there. lots of baby strollers doing pushed around too.