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Barefoot Beach Preserve

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We arrived at 8 am, found a spot, walked the beach, and then fell asleep all day on the beach. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Barefoot Beach is an awesome beach. Not crowded, spacious, clean, with shells for the explorers... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kent O
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503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived at 8 am, found a spot, walked the beach, and then fell asleep all day on the beach. The sand is soft and somewhat shelly, but that is OK. The water is warm and beautiful and it is very peaceful. The cost is...More

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

Barefoot Beach is an awesome beach. Not crowded, spacious, clean, with shells for the explorers. You don't want to miss this one!

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

We love barefoot beach! It takes a bit of a drive through a fancy neighborhood to get there but totally worth it. Beautiful beach, nice bathroom/shower area and an information station where you can learn about things at the beach!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 945lindseyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited recently on a cloudy day, so was not real crowded. The beach is beautiful. Sandy and shells, a good place to walk and watch the sunset. Bring your own chairs, blankets, food and drinks and enjoy the sun and water. There are restrooms and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Eric B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful family beach with great staff and Gopher tortoises. Be careful where you drive and particularly when you are leaving...they like the shade you car provides. If you have children, be sure to visit the educational center to prepare you for beach-combing....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank peterrmans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to barefoot beach for the first time today. It looks like you are driving into a private area but keep going to the end of the road, past the mansions, and you will reach the beach. $8 per vehicle to enter. We got...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 1erinb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First, there are lots of gopher turtles around ~ so drive carefully. The beach here is more quiet than most and had lots of shells.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank virginiad502
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our favorite beach in Bonita Springs. You pay 8$ to enter the gate but you will find a very clean long beach and trail. We always park at the end of the road where there is the Saylor Nature Trail. We then walk...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to Barefoot beach 3 times and loved each time. We found lots of shells. Take a picnic, umbrella and chairs and make a day of it, we did😎It cost $8 to park. Plenty of parking but best to go early in the day....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dthardt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't actually make it into the preserve, but walking there from the beach parking lot I saw 3 gopher turtles, a snake,a lizard and numerous birds. At that point I didn't feel the need to go any further! The beach itself is also great,there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Robert D
28 August 2018|
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Response from Reneecski | Reviewed this property |
I was there in April and it was just starting. I was coughing, it bothered me and it was not even a big deal at that time. I would investigate further since that was months ago and it is a much bigger deal now. Sorry not... More
Raquel M
17 August 2018|
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Response from Simons38317 | Reviewed this property |
We have not been there recently. We have family that lives there and they do in fact tell us that the marine life is turning up on the shore dead:(
21 March 2018|
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Response from SunshineF7 | Reviewed this property |
You just sign up and it’s free. Sometimes the free seminars or events don’t take place if they don’t have a volunteer to lead it.