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Lakes Regional Park

7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-5118
+1 239-533-7575
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Used to love this place

I live nearby and go frequently to Lakes Park to bike or walk around the gorgeous lake. Since the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LondonLee
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Peoria, Illinois
Great place to go with kids - lots of activities!

We went here with our kids ages 3 and 7 for the first time and had a great time. We weren't sure... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
wal1212
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Lancaster, PA
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Lakes Park encompasses nearly 300 acres of beautiful nature trails, lakes and gardens. Two playgrounds and water parks, a miniature train ride and railroad museum, bikes and watercraft available for rental, food concession, fitness trail and lots of picnicking areas. Every year over a million people enjoy Lakes Park's natural beauty for exercise and family recreation.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“farmers market” (144 reviews)
“paddle boats” (90 reviews)
“train ride” (155 reviews)
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7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-5118
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"train ride"
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"small train"
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"walking trails"
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"rent bikes"
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"splash pad"
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"community garden"
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"picnic shelters"
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"water play"
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"mini train"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I live nearby and go frequently to Lakes Park to bike or walk around the gorgeous lake. Since the hurricane, the lake has been destroyed - there are no trees at all on the small man made islands (been chain-sawed off about 2' above ground)...More

Thank LondonLee
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here with our kids ages 3 and 7 for the first time and had a great time. We weren't sure what to expect but found there were lots of activities there. We rode the surry and our kids loved it. We also went...More

Thank wal1212
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful park, walking path, biking, playground for kids, picnic AreS, kids miniature train,ice cream and snack stand, beautiful gardens..... Wednesday Farmers market!

Thank Catherine F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented a surrey, which was fun - it took us about 30 mins to get around the park one time. The roads/trails kinda narrow - beware of people with headphones walking in the middle of the trail completely oblivious (not able to hear the...More

Thank Lisa E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The had a wonderful farm market with lots of fruits and veggies. We pick up corn and it was very sweet. Also meatballs. They had all kinds of food to chose from

Thank csleightnj
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, sprawling natural park. Amazing variety of gardens, (succulents, fragrance, community, children's, etc.). Miles of walking/biking paths. Beautiful natural preserve with birds, turtles, alligators, fish, and plenty of other wildlife. Canoe, pedal boat, tandem, and rickshaw style bikes rentals. Great railroad museum, railroad-themed park, a...More

Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy the train, train museum, botanical garden, kids playground & water features, ice cream, lake, water craft (paddle boats, kayaks) rental and trails.

Thank Lisa1098
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lakes Park has been a favorite of ours since my son was an infant. We always rent a surrey bike (think golf cart that’s pedaled like a bicycle). They have seatbelts into a basket seat on front for little ones. You can pedal all around...More

1  Thank scubawombat
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are renting a short distance away and thought it would be a great area to walk. There are several foot paths and picnic areas here. You can also rent paddle boats, kayaks and pedal type cars. There is much to see including birds and...More

Thank Phil L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We LOVE the Lakes Park Farmers' Market. Here you can find everything from honey and pasta, to fresh baked goods and authentic BBQ. Sometimes you can even find pure Vermont maple syrup there!

Thank Ian A
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Patty C
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Response from Patricia Y | Reviewed this property |
I know they are having Christmas events but I don’t know the dates. Sorry check the website Happy Holidays
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Lisa S
26 November 2017|
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Response from Ro B | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe you can have alcohol at the park because it is a county park. So sorry.
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Michael R
28 March 2017|
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Response from jbug1946 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen people fishing when on my walks. To be honest, I haven't noticed any signs posted that say it is or isn't permitted.
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