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Bowditch Point Regional Park

50 Estero Blvd, Estero, FL 33931-2055
+1 239-229-1610
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Great beach with sugar sand and reasonable parking

After a bit of time spent in traffic, the last thing I wanted was to deal with outrageous parking... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
Amberjack03
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Brooklyn, Connecticut
Sunset

What a beautiful spot to get away from the hustle and bustle of traffic on the island. It's $2 an... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Jimbogirl
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50 Estero Blvd, Estero, FL 33931-2055
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"fort myers beach"
in 11 reviews
"clean white sand"
in 2 reviews
"boat traffic"
in 2 reviews
"nice boardwalk"
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"picnic tables"
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"sunset"
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"bridge"
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

After a bit of time spent in traffic, the last thing I wanted was to deal with outrageous parking and beach entrance fees. After getting over the bridge from Ft Myers, we turned to Bowditch Point Regional Park and was pleasantly surprised to find a...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful spot to get away from the hustle and bustle of traffic on the island. It's $2 an hour to park and they have lots of tables handicap accessible nice clean bathrooms. If you haven't been to the island I would suggest starting...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a nice beach, perhaps not as clean as Fort Myers, but really right at the end of Fort Myers beach. It is a bit less crowded and you can ride the trolley to get there. It is fun to see all the boat...More

1  Thank Kim T
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a place to wander at your own pace and enjoy the wild life or bring the family and enjoy the space ideal for exploring and picnics!

2  Thank Sheila335
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Located off the northern tip of Ft Myers Beach, this has a beautiful park area with a boardwalk to the beach, a park area and picnic tables with grills. Great for family portraits or a beach day to get away from the crowds. However parking...More

2  Thank Ali c
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Our go to beach, Nice bathhouse . Always something going on in the water to watch. Nice walking trails with Gopher turtles along the way.

3  Thank Chris C
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

As other reviews have said it is a great out of the way location and beach. Get away from the crowds kinda place with a food stand, restroom/changing rooms. Nice picnic are with tables and grills. There is a pay to park area along with...More

4  Thank Wreck_Diver1
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Great find ,at the top of Estero Island ,home of Ft.Myers Beach. An adorable little park ,very attractive ,nice beach.

1  Thank Crows11crows
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

Get here early in season.(before (A.M.) walk the rustic grounds on the beach and overlooking the inner coastal waterway. Picnic benches and rest rooms available.A Cocession stand with snacks and beverages is available.

1  Thank JXMartin
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

Just by looking at the location on Google maps I thought this was going to be an over-the-top beach. It was nice bout it does sit at the entrance to a channel so there is a lot of boat activity. I only saw one good...More

3  Thank Geary B
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cbayer275
8 February 2018|
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Response from Jimbogirl | Reviewed this property |
no.... it's at the end of the island probably a five minute walk or a mile 2 Times Square
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mdc2plus3
27 December 2016|
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Response from Ali c | Reviewed this property |
Park is open dawn to sunset. Only 1 boardwalk leading to beach. No trail options with boardwalk. The trail is dirt and hilly leads to beach. Concessions are there, however never seen them open since I've been going. Might... More
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Diane W
9 February 2016|
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Response from Geary B | Reviewed this property |
I believe the cost of parking is $2 per hour. There is a credit card kiosk that will print out a ticket you put on your dash.
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