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Pond Apple Park

1159 Causeway Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3709
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Pond Apple Park

We love biking through here. You can bike or walk all the way to the Bailey homestead which is now... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
Snorkelweeds
Small but impressive park

We were advised of this park by a native. It is small but the number of birds and how close you can... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2018
Arnieonthego
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Sea Isle City, New Jersey
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“wood storks” (2 reviews)
“bailey” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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1159 Causeway Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3709
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

We love biking through here. You can bike or walk all the way to the Bailey homestead which is now a museum and also enjoy the small native plant nursery. The roundtrip takes approx. 1 hour if you go slowly to enjoy the birds and...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2018

We were advised of this park by a native. It is small but the number of birds and how close you can get to them is impressive. It also connects to a walking trail that goes to a nature center. You can get much closer...More

2  Thank Arnieonthego
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is a shortish but very worthwhile trail for the number of birds and how close you can get to them. There are alligators if it's sunny and with binoculars you can see the Eagles on the nest - if they are home.

1  Thank Annie M
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

We have been to Sanibel many times, and this was a new discovery for us. There are two connected trails: the Pond Apple Trail and the Shipley Trail. The Pond Apple Trail starts at the visitor center/chamber of commerce on the causeway and the Shipley...More

4  Thank Cycle4fun
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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

If you'd like to go for a not-too strenuous, short hike while you're on this is a terrific place. You will pass through tropical foliage and walk around a pond where shorebirds wade. You may even see a baby alligator...

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Reviewed May 20, 2017

We were fortunate to spy a pair of bald eagles in this park, way up high in a tree...what a delight.

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Reviewed March 7, 2017

This trail is easily accessible (behind San-Cap Chamber) and not very long, making it suitable for all ages and those seeking a short walk/cycle. Obviously nothing is guaranteed, but I was lucky to see Pelicans (brown and white), loads of anhingas, Ospreys, all sorts of...More

1  Thank Sheila S
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

We love visiting this trail. We walk it but you can ride your bike around it. You can get to it at the Chamber of Commerce or by parking at the Bailey Homestead. Arrive early in the morning to see a variety of birds...herons, egrets,...More

1  Thank maryl5497
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