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#37 of 179 state parks in Florida

Best trails in Estero Bay Preserve State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Estero Bay Preserve State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Estero Bay Preserve State Park, is located near Estero, between Fort Myers and Naples. I was the first aquatic nature preserve established in Florida. Visitors can enjoy many activities such as canoe, kayak or explore miles of trails to hike, bicycle, or study the variety of wildlife and native vegetation protected here. Fees $2 per vehicle

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Map of trails in Estero Bay Preserve State Park
Park information
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Contact
(239) 992-0311
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Top trails (2)
#1 - Estero River Scrub Preserve Loop
Estero Bay Preserve State Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
The Estero River Scrub has four trails with a combined length of about 10 miles. Gopher tortoises, warblers, wrens, and woodpeckers are commonly seen. Visitors hiking to the river can stop to rest at Show more
#2 - Winkler Trail
Estero Bay Preserve State Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 14 m
Winkler Trail is a 0.6 mile out and back trail located near Fort Myers, Florida that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and natuShow more