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Bowditch Point Park

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Well-furnished little park

This city park at the north end of the island offers a variety of activities: hiking trails... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
runaround68
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Beautiful Park

We walked the beach and the trails. Well-maintained. Clean showers/bathrooms. Nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TaylorFamilyVac
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50 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2055
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All reviews watch the boats estero island gopher turtles the north end picnic area quiet end nice facilities per hour nature walk nice beach ft myers beach in season snack bar low tide concession stand times square sand dollars
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This city park at the north end of the island offers a variety of activities: hiking trails, picnicking, bath house and restrooms, sandy beaches, etc. There is no charge to use the park.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank runaround68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked the beach and the trails. Well-maintained. Clean showers/bathrooms. Nice outdoor/picnicking area. Beautifully kept park.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TaylorFamilyVac
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I came here Sunday morning, 12/9 around 9 a.m. and the place was empty. The main reason to go was see the birds and watch the fishing boats head into the Gulf of Mexico. The water level was the lowest we've ever...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank summerfuninwintersun
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to go and see birds, turtles as well as boats coming and going......then lay on the beach.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jill D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a very clean beach. Fun walking & watching the boats going by. When we were there the water was clean & clear. The staff there keeps everything looking nice & clean. Pay parking in the lot and not many spots. Nice clean restrooms &...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

After reading other reviews of Bowditch Point Park, we decided to take a visit and were not disappointed. The area was very quiet when we visited, and although parking is limited we managed to find a space, however when we left the car park was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TheSimpsons
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Beautiful beach at the north end of Fort Myers Beach. Quiet and peaceful. Great place to relax and bird watch, read a book or enjoy the scenery. Clean bathroom facilities available.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank canepalmbeach
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Our family visited here hoping to see the turtles but we were unlucky at the time. Will try again another day. There were some other pretty cool sightings though. As always the lizards were everywhere. We also saw quite a few pelicans and a huge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank James M
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This park is off the bridge and turn right and go to the end of the road. It is nice to take a walk or watch the sunset. It is not far from the time square area where there is a lot of shops and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank waynebP2344MK
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We grabbed our coffee and started each morning with a stroll through this park.Nice way to start each day! One of the great memories we have from our vacation! Nice sunrises and sunsets each day! Finally spotted the gopher tortoise!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Deb K
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Dyan007
October 5, 2018|
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Response from Deb K | Reviewed this property |
Happily, we swam and snorkeled everyday of our vacation on Fort Myers Beach..No sign of red tide when we were there last week in September..We took many day trips to explore...Big Cypress..Barefoot Beach ..Sanibel..and all... More
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Judy W
July 16, 2018|
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Response from Susan W | Reviewed this property |
Yes there was a fee to park
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Gina F
February 6, 2018|
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Response from 00vette48306 | Reviewed this property |
As mentioned, just for parking. however the lot is very small. You might be better catching the trolley that comes in from several points in Fort Myers Beach. It seems to be roomy enough to carry all your great beach... More
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