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Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

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Address: 7791 Penzance Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33966-0600
Phone Number: 239-533-7550
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A peaceful day

I've lived here in Fort Myers for over 25 years and never visited the Slough. My brother and sister-in-law were in town and I wanted to take them somewhere new. The day was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Fort Myers, Florida
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've lived here in Fort Myers for over 25 years and never visited the Slough. My brother and sister-in-law were in town and I wanted to take them somewhere new. The day was perfect not too hot, bright and sunny. We were able to see what Florida may have looked like be for we invaded it. Lush greenery, birds, gators,... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well maintained boardwalks through an area that features unspoiled Florida wildlife and vegetation. Interesting to all ages.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Parking, rest rooms, wooden walk ways and covered sitting areas. Lots of birds too. Great place to take the grandchildren too.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Easy to hike boardwalk through a variety of natural environments. Plenty of interesting vegetation and an ever-changing mix of birds, reptiles, and butterflies plus the occasional bobcat and wild pig. An old-Florida "wilderness" just off the Interstate and other major roads

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Fort Myers, Florida
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to Six Mile Cypress Slough expecting to see more wildlife. Maybe I was there at the wrong time of year, but I saw little. However, it was a nice walk on the boardwalk, regardless.

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to take the family for a nice walk on a 1.2 mile raised boardwalk where you see alligators snakes, turtles, and possible other animals in a swamp like scene. High trees gives a cool shaded walk with small ponds with covered seating where you just sit and watch nature. cost is for parking only and for a plus... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The "wet walk" is totally awesome! Take a change of clothes though! The guides are very knowledgable and it it is great for teens and science enthusiasts

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyable on your own but better yet with a guide. The guide can spot wildlife you may not notice and has lots of good information. Good place for nature pictures. The trees give good cover from the heat but always bring water when you plan to be outside awhile. Guides charge a couple dollars. Have to pay hourly parking.

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Miami, Florida, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 1.2-mile boardwalk takes you through several different eco systems where we saw many different animals; gaur, alligators, snakes, and birds. I never thought it would be possible to visit a park like this in the wet season but there are fish that eat the bugs making it a very pleasant trip even in the summer. I can’t wait to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice boardwalk through out the park. Parking fee. Restrooms & wildlife center. Lots of local wildlife. Very nice place to bring kids. Handicap accessible. This place would be awesome if others would heed the signs about being quiet & respectful of others.

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