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Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation

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Address: 3333 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3100
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+1 239-472-2329
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Great hikes!

We really enjoyed our visit with multiple hiking trail options ranging from 1/4 of a mile to 4 miles. The small butterfly garden is a pleasure as is the native plant nursery... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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NYC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed our visit with multiple hiking trail options ranging from 1/4 of a mile to 4 miles. The small butterfly garden is a pleasure as is the native plant nursery. Educational exhibits inside helped us understand the overall eco needs of the area and the challenges of some of the native flora and fauna. Recommended for visiting nature... More 

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Florence, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit here is very educational. Many lessons are provided by experts in flora and fauna of the area and of the sea. The gift shop is terrific.

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Thank molelady
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful park-reserve on the Sanibel-Captiva road. Great for family natural fun, well kept and lush.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

went on a clear day after the rains. grounds are, well, its a preserve. paths are clear and plenty to see and do....a must do thing especially for the kids!

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Cicero, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

all of the guides in the conservatory were a great help to show us all of the sights to behold. We came upon many birds,alligators and fishing guests ready to show my husband what they were using for bait and the catch of the day! A great drive through!

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Beaumont, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a good stop for those who are interested in land use and conservation, as well as wildlife. There is a nice observation tower and a number of trails. There is a nice gift shop and display area with a few specimens of local wildlife. It is a good place to see the results of hard work on the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped by the visitor center and learned a great deal about the ecosystem and wildlife that comprise Sanibel. The people that support this organization are well informed and passionate about the island. The organization and many volunteers that support SCCF play a critical role in maintaining the environment that makes Sanibel special for all of us to enjoy. In... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

You enjoy the island, right? Well, it doesn't conserve itself. Go over there and give them some of your money. Now that you know this you have to go. If you don't, you are bad and should feel bad, SCCF does great work and there are some limited but terrific educational exhibits at the center. It's also a terrific spot... More 

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Thank Jonathon H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

The foundation is the island leader in preserving land and protecting Sanibel's wild life. Visit their nature center and the beautiful Homestead which is the former home of an original settler family. Walk the trails in both places.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The Bailey Homestead Preserve is worth walking or biking through especially at low tide so you can see the wildlife. We saw a whole flock of snowy egrets at a very close range. In a different location is the Natives Landscapes & Garden Center off the bike path along Periwinkle Way. I highly recommend the mangrove honey sold at the... More 

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