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Koreshan State Historic Site

3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL 33928-1919
+1 239-992-0311
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interesting history

we were looking for a Sunday getaway and koreshan state park came up. Started at the farmers... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
J S
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Nokomis, Florida
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A Slice of Cult-ural History

Lived in FM going on five years and finally visited Koreshan State Historic Site. The weather was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angel D
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Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL 33928-1919
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+1 239-992-0311
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

we were looking for a Sunday getaway and koreshan state park came up. Started at the farmers market very nice, produce, plants and more. We brought our kayaks seeing they had a boat launch on the Estero river, oh my.....we didn't know they had several...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lived in FM going on five years and finally visited Koreshan State Historic Site. The weather was amazing so walking the grounds was great- the history is so interesting- you truly get a sense of life back then. The grounds near Estero river is beautiful...More

Thank Angel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the park on a sunday. We had to pay a entry fee - i think it was $2 but hopefully they use it to maintain the park. It was a nice little place with a lot of history. They also had a farmers...More

Thank Anja M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great discovery....we previously heard about this place.. Somewhat....but we had no idea of the extent of the history we would find..."The Real Florida"...The Unity...America...Freedom of Religion ...Many Buildings...and Historic information available... Tours on Saturday and Sunday at 10AM...highly recommended... Koreshan Baking,Sunday's from 11A-1P...Events...More

Thank 430debbie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relax and enjoy the beauty of what we have forgotten. Beautiful place. Bring a picnic lunch, hike the trails enjoy wildlife and other natural surroundings.

Thank Trish L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for something to do with my dad and his wife for a half day. Couldn't have made a better choice. A gentle walk around the preserved village then a half mile ramble on a trail by the water was so perfect. No problem...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is approx 300 acres and offers camping on the grounds. To visit the historic buildings and wander the property cost $5.00 per vehicle. The park opens at 8:00 am and closes at dusk. There are old structures and cabins on the grounds. The...More

Thank FtMyersTony71
Reviewed 15 April 2017

$5 per car entrance fee, free parking some spaces in the shade if you're lucky & an easy day learning about the Koreshan site. We didn't use a volunteer guide we just walked around the site as there was enough information boards to give us...More

Thank broggy57
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Paddle along the river to connect with real Florida...under canopies of trees and along close river banks. Enjoy paddling with fish swimming alongside your boat. Encounter manatees...Mama manatee and her baby may even swim along with you and poke up for some air right next...More

Thank indianajonesnutmom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We enjoyed learning about this community that was in Estero and the way they lived their lives. It is amazing that they bought so much land and in the end gave it to the state and I'm sure most of Estero is built on land...More

Thank nelix_ca
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Lisa D
tell me about the ghost walks
29 January 2017|
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Response from crypticat | Reviewed this property |
The ghost walk is a play that you experience while walking through the park. A guide narrates as you walk candlelit paths and watch actors perform at various stops along the way. The play is derived from actual Koreshan... More
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Kri3383
How safe is if to camp at the park (I'm really afraid of sneaks, spiders, alligators)
10 July 2016|
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Response from Eric F | Reviewed this property |
It is Florida
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Mike B
closest restraunt
26 April 2016|
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nearest restraunt
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