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Lovers Key State Park

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Park is not associated with Bonita Springs Dog Beach. Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, shelling, fishing, hiking, bicycling, wildlife watching, canoeing/kayaking, geocaching and more.
8700 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5126
+1 239-463-4588
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the best beach in Ft. Myers with great sand and just enough shells to make it fun for shelling.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PamG774
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful white sand beach and a nice nature park to walk around. There is a trolley to take you out to the beach where they even have a small concession stand.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 52BeachGirl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent some hours in the park walking and saw quite some wildlife. The whole walk is doable with a stroller.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Katze1980
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So much to see here, and very inexpensive admission fee. We saw 2 manatees, a dolphin and a turtle. We didn’t rent kayaks but would definitely go back and rent them. The manatees and dolphins will swim next to you in a kayak/canoe. The beach...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank luv2trvl2_12
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent six days in Bonita Springs and went here twice. Fabulous beach; the shelling was wonderful. So clean.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 18,694
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great beach, with lots of room to spread out and enjoy the beautiful water. The facilities were nice, the entrance fee is very reasonable and there seemed to be plenty of parking (although it is a long walk to the beach depending...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nathan H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ended our day in the FMB area here. We walked the beach, sand was nice. There was a no swim sign in the area we were (north end) not sure if that's always the case. We came across a live starfish which was fun...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kpruette
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get on the trolley and go to this beautiful State Park. It will cost you $2/per person to enter but it is very worth it. The beach is one of the most beautiful that I’ve ever visited in the state of Florida!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank codeblue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Dad and I visited back in October and there were so many dead sand dollars, we couldn’t fit them all in our hand. We suspected it was a phenomenon brought on by the red tide outbreak we had this year. Fortunately, the day we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank A832KAhannahh
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park gets 5 stars for the beach alone. It was better than Ft Myers Beach. The services are great too, including the free shuttle. The canoe/kayak waterway is just average. Not much to see there but nice and calm water.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Adam C
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January 30, 2019|
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Response from pegina16 | Reviewed this property |
Can I bring my pet to stay in a state park cottage, cabin or lodge? Website states: "No. Pets are not permitted in state park cabins, cottages or lodges. Pets are permitted in designated campgrounds. Service animals are... More
January 5, 2019|
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Response from 579deborahc | Reviewed this property |
Ask as you enter the park at the Ranger Station
November 8, 2018|
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Response from 624kerrit | Reviewed this property |
You really need to get in the water and feel around with your feet for good shells. (Or have a scuba mask/goggles) Unless you get there at dawn, the shells on the beach have been picked over pretty soon. The other... More