We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Centennial Park

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 2000 W 1st St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3109
Phone Number:
+1 239-338-2287

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 72 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Relaxing park on the rvier

I have been to this park a couple of times with family members and we always enjoy it. Last time my grandson brought his bicycle and rode along the boardwalk along the riverfront... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
libertybele
,
Cape Coral, Florida
Add Photo Write a Review

72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 67: English reviews
Cape Coral, Florida
Level Contributor
33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I have been to this park a couple of times with family members and we always enjoy it. Last time my grandson brought his bicycle and rode along the boardwalk along the riverfront as well as playing on the playground equipment. This park has benches and some shade areas and makes for a relaxing peaceful time. This trip we got... More 

Helpful?
Thank libertybele
Cape Coral, Florida
Level Contributor
22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I've taken my girls here several times. The parking is free but it has a two hour limit (I'm not sure how strictly that's enforced on non-event days.) I like several things about the park. First, swings!!! They have several swings, for different ages and abilities. Play structures for toddler and big kids. For parents park benches with nice shade... More 

Helpful?
Thank Christina H
Somerset, New Jersey
Level Contributor
481 reviews
264 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a very nice soothing Park by the River. We came here primarily to look at “The Vagabonds” Sculpture that pays tribute to the bonds of friendship between three friends, who were also the city’s most famous winter residents – Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Harvey Firestone. They are shown here lounging and chatting away in a very relaxed... More 

Helpful?
Thank TheExplorerFamily
Fort Myers, Florida
Level Contributor
59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is a beautiful shady park that is on the river. Many events happen here. Lots of benches, walk paths, and fountains. Highly recommended place for a picnic!

Helpful?
Thank Micrazy
Cape Coral, Florida
Level Contributor
685 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This park is located right after you go over the bridge on 41 to Ft. Myers. It is right on the water with a nice playground and bathroom facitlties on site as well. There are plenty of places t eat nerby after your time at the park. Edison's winter home is nearby as well.

Helpful?
Thank Charles1019
Winter Haven
Level Contributor
356 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

My husband was running a race which started and finished at this park While I was waiting for him to finish I had a wander around, there is a nice walk along the front, with a small jetty out over the water There is a small children's play area, there are also some sculptures and water features too There is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Joanne H
Fort Myers, Florida
Level Contributor
141 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Nice afternoon for couples and/ or families marina's all around. Saturday they hosted an event called 3rd annual "taste of Lee" Probably 2 dozen local vendors from local restaurants, live music. The park is located in the downtown area and was a nice day. The cost was $5 per person and food varied, you needed to buy coupons but not... More 

Helpful?
Thank Frederick O
Cape Coral, Florida
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Great for romantic evening walks along the water! Pathways take you along the Caloosahatchee River where you can enjoy stunning sunsets and evening breezes. This park has loads of features including: art sculptures, fountains, benches, shelters with picnic tables, sand volleyball court, children’s playground, bathrooms and open grassy areas for playing Frisbee or having a picnic. Last Sunday we enjoyed... More 

Helpful?
Thank KarenKayT
Fort Myers, Florida
Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Nice park with a good view of the Caloosahatchee River. Lots of picnic tables, clean bathrooms, playground for the little ones. Good for family activities. I have had birthday parties & baby showers there.

Helpful?
Thank Pat C
Versailles, Kentucky
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Centennial Park is well worth the visit. Beautiful grounds, immaculately kept. Great place to walk, relax, and take in all that is Ft. Myers.

Helpful?
1 Thank clrjcr

Travellers who viewed Centennial Park also viewed

Fort Myers, Southwest Gulf Coast
Fort Myers, Southwest Gulf Coast
 
Fort Myers, Southwest Gulf Coast
Fort Myers, Southwest Gulf Coast
 

Been to Centennial Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Centennial Park and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question
over a year ago

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Centennial Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?