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Bowditch Point Regional Park

50 Estero Blvd, Estero, FL 33931-2055
+1 239-229-1610
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Beautiful scenery but brown water

I would haven given a 5 star review had the water not been brown. The beach itself is very nice... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2013
via mobile
Beautiful, Renurished Beach On Estero Island

Bowditch Beach was recently renurished and widened for happy beachgoers. Beach is located at North... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2013
Mary Ann C
Fort Myers, Florida
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50 Estero Blvd, Estero, FL 33931-2055
+1 239-229-1610
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Reviewed 5 September 2013 via mobile

I would haven given a 5 star review had the water not been brown. The beach itself is very nice and I enjoyed seeing the different feathered birds.

Thank familyfrompa216
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Bowditch Beach was recently renurished and widened for happy beachgoers. Beach is located at North end of Estero Island along Matanzas Pass. Beach area along pass is good place to view dolphins fishing with the ingoing and outgoing tide. Beach can be reached by the...More

5  Thank Mary Ann C
Reviewed 10 May 2013

If you are into birds you will love this location. There are a lot of shorebirds and wading birds that will be seen here. Oh, almost forgot...be careful when leaving the parking. Always look under car for Gopher tortoises they do make their home here...More

3  Thank BLuis33
Reviewed 22 April 2013

This is one of my favorite getaways, not too many people know about this hidden treasure. Its a small corner of Ft Myers beach that has a great small trail that you can walk around and a few pavilions with grills. peace and Quiet that's...More

2  Thank lugoh20water
Reviewed 8 April 2013

This has been turned into a nice spot of preservation of Ft. Myers Beach that I remember from the 1960's. So glad that there will never be any high rise buildings built here and we can still roam thru the natural vegetation. Thanks!

1  Thank danhowdy
Reviewed 18 February 2013

We really like this park. It is off the beaten path yet it is still impossible to find a place to park. If you go, go very early in the morning.

1  Thank dianeinny
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Well we went to Bowditch Point Regional Park yesterday and well what a let down...we couldn't find what the attraction was....you might as well just walk along the beach [now the beach at Fort Meyers Beach is fabulous !!!] but as for the Regional Park...More

1  Thank MaryD55
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Decided to take a walk from Pink Shell Resort down to the Bowditch Point Park area. The wildlife, the boats, the sun setting, and shelling made me love this beach area. September is a great time of year to go to FMB beach since the...More

2  Thank Heath D
Reviewed 11 October 2012 via mobile

Please do not this secret out. Perfect quiet secluded. Quiet trails. Shady benches and sunny beach and views. What more could you want but to have it kept a secret.

Thank Grammygr
Reviewed 2 September 2012

this park has great nature trails and plenty of open beach area to sit down and relax awhile. there are not many people on this end of the beach so it usually quiet and peaceful. You can watch all the boats and ships coming out...More

2  Thank dlynette
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8 February 2018|
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
27 December 2016|
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
Diane W
8 February 2016|
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.