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Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

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Great place to see and appreciate our local wildlife in their habitat. See a pilated woodpecker... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
raysgirl2018
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Nice little piece of FL

Smallish preserve. Easy walk with plenty of wildlife. Nice alternative to Cork Screw Swamp if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bestx
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to see and appreciate our local wildlife in their habitat. See a pilated woodpecker gators and more. You need to take your time and really look around. Great experience

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank raysgirl2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smallish preserve. Easy walk with plenty of wildlife. Nice alternative to Cork Screw Swamp if you are in Ft. Myers- Estero area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bestx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed see a different kind of vegetation and reading about 4 seasons and what to expect at different times of the year. A fair number of people were there but it wasn't crowded. The board walk was well done. A very pleasant, serene place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank janc502
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The preserve is such an unexpected surprise in the city. Acres of preservation land encompassing a variety of terrain. There are paths that guide you through the preserve that are well maintained. Expect to go over many board walks. The educational markers are informative and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank smurawski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to get a feel for south Florida before development changed the place Were with birders who spotted a lot of smaller native birds while there and a large resident alligator Best to go when you can have a guided tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After working, I decided to take a nature break and walk around the Six Mile Cypress Slough. It was an enjoyable activity as I was able to see one big alligator basking in the sun in the middle of Alligator Lake. The cool air and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite place to watch nature in fort myers,where are four ponds,lot of birds,but I have never seen a owl there Parking costs $1 per hour

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank student19791
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are visiting and today was cooler with no other plans so after lunch we came here to walk. It’s not long, 1.2 miles I believe and it’s on a raised boardwalk so perfectly fine for wheelchairs or strollers. Before we started we went into...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 48lisas48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

LOVE going to this preserve for a quiet walk in the "Florida Wilderness". It's great to be able to just enjoy the beautiful weather and the walkways are well maintained. Hard to do in the summer months with the heat, but there is a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go for a walk at the preserve before our daughter and boyfriend left for their flight home. Saw one alligator, several kinds of birds and lots of interesting other wildlife. The best part it was all free.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from gdadtraveling | Reviewed this property |
I'm aware of no charge for the tour.
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mullersteph
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Response from Jerrie C | Reviewed this property |
yes, several benches along the way. plenty of places to rest.
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museumgoer88
24 January 2017|
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Response from Anthony Z | Reviewed this property |
I believe they had wheelchairs, we saw at least one out there. lots of baby strollers doing pushed around too.
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