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Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve

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Well done - a lovely oasis in the centre of town

Very well organised with great boardwalks and the Iwo Jima memorial is interesting too. On ourr... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chris L
Chippenham, United Kingdom
Good Trails, Natural Beauty

The Eco Preserve is an excellent place to take a quite walk through the pure wilderness of SWFL... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
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East End of SE 23 Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33990
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All reviews nice walk veterans memorial rent kayaks great place for a walk traffic noise follow the signs mangrove swamp nature walk caloosahatchee river raised boardwalk trail head morning stroll beautiful boardwalk enjoy nature board walk no charge spend an afternoon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well organised with great boardwalks and the Iwo Jima memorial is interesting too. On ourr visit is was very windy and a bit wet, so we saw next to no wildlife, but on another day, you could see a lot. well done - relaxing...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The Eco Preserve is an excellent place to take a quite walk through the pure wilderness of SWFL. The boardwalks are well maintained. Some of the information markers need to be updated but pretty much they keep you informed. The Visitor Center is small and...More

Thank jdcoastie
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We enjoyed it, because we could go at our own pace. There were many stopping places to rest. Nice shaded walkways. Nice and quiet.

Thank millertymejudy
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great boardwalk all the way out to the river. Benches everywhere, shaded. Say some dolphins, assorted birds. You can rent kayaks. Awesome Veterans Memorial Area honoring those who have served our country through the U.S. armed services.

Thank Rich D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Nothing really special,but its oke if you like walking a bit. You dont see much wildlife , but it has some nice information signs along the route. I think locals will do their morning hike here a lot🏃‍♂️

Thank kendor10
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is a wonderful nature walk with a very well made footpath that brings you out to the Caloosahatchee River. Beautiful views and very picturesque.

Thank Ghalpern
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Nice place to take a walk, mostly on boardwalk through a mangrove forest. Be sure to walk to look out on the river. Be prepared for mosquitoes.

2  Thank FL_TraveltheWorld
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Great place to take children on a nature walk -- Raised boardwalk above the water and marsh - excellent opportunity to see wildlife and birds.

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

My bf and I are avid kayakers and are always looking for new adventures. We decided to do the this one today. While there were not many reviews we thought we’d give it a try. It is definitely not for beginners. Although it only took...More

1  Thank Sassygirl65
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Good place to take a nature walk without leaving Cape Coral. In the past we've seen a bit of wildlife on our visits, including a dolphin playing out by the pier. The last 2 times, however, we haven't seen anything. It's nice to get away...More

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18 August 2018|
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Response from Rich D | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely Very nice boardwalk which is wide an Vet well maintained. Plus there are stopping points with benches
14 March 2018|
Response from squish68 | Reviewed this property |
we did it in about 1 ½ hours....depends on how much you stop and look for wildlife.
Richard D
15 January 2018|
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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
kayaks or canoes. Paddle out and have a picnic!