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Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve

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Nice leisurely walk

Close to home. Walk in the shade and enjoy the varying scenary. You walk thru mangrove trees on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cape Coral, Florida
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 19 September 2018
Chris L
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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“rent kayaks”(8 reviews)
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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 fish trees
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Reviewed yesterday

Close to home. Walk in the shade and enjoy the varying scenary. You walk thru mangrove trees on an elevated platform. You'll hear cicadas (usually), see raccoons (if you are quiet), maybe hear alligators moving about and walk out onto 2 piers into the River....More

Thank Rosiegirl239
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have driven by this place for years and we decided to give it a try.....Amazing ecological park.... Saw so many animals and plant life indigenous to Florida. Enjoyed the walk though the park.

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful area for a walk along the boardwalk that meanders through the mangroves. You can go at your own pace so great for all ages...no pets. The boardwalk is well maintained, however, the day we visited a lot of the information signs had...More

Thank StanleyandMarie
Reviewed 19 September 2018

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 6 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 4 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.

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17 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
13 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!