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Bowditch Point Park

50 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2055
+1 239-229-1610
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Morning walk

Nice park with limited paid parking. Many tourists love to walk the beach every morning. It can be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Foze2018
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Beautiful, quiet & clean area!

Small uncrowded beach in the quiet north end of Fort Myers Beach. Not a lot of parking but the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cindy P
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Athol, Massachusetts
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  • Average7%
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“watch the boats” (14 reviews)
“the north end” (35 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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50 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2055
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+1 239-229-1610
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"nice beach area"
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice park with limited paid parking. Many tourists love to walk the beach every morning. It can be quite busy so try to get there before 9am in the winter. Too bad the water is brown!!! It used to be a beautiful blue but Lake...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small uncrowded beach in the quiet north end of Fort Myers Beach. Not a lot of parking but the FREE trolley goes right to it! Wildlife is beautiful with lots of friendly birds.

Thank Cindy P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went through the park a few times. It has some walking trails that aren’t hard to walk and aren’t too long. You can access them from the beach or the park. There is a fee for parking here but it wasn’t...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this section of Fort Myers Beach. A sunset stroll is one of my favorite. It's an unspoiled area on the island/key and I hope it truly stays that way for future generations to enjoy.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a less crowded spot on Fort Myers Beach then this is a good location. Parking is limited and can easily run out by 10am. So make sure you come early. Parking is like $2hr. They have nice amenities w a changing rooms and...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

I love this area. We tend to go and park here. Great place to bring kids. We love that it is not packed at all.

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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We walked from our hotel on the beach and ended up here. It is a beautiful place with great walking trails. We got to see a gopher tortoise coming out of the sand. A lot of the trail is in the woods so it’s nice...More

Thank J B
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

While vacationing in Fort Myers Beach, we took grandkids to visit Bowditch Point. The day before we had seen dolphins while on the Pirate Cruise and they wanted to check for more. The beach is pristine. There are paths winding thru the landscape. We spent...More

Thank SHARON C
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Great place to talk and walk/run with kids and have them find shells. Cool little trails to go on. Parking is available- get there early- before 9

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

We have visited beaches in Hawaii, Tahiti, the Caribbean, and many more and Fort Myers Beach on Estero Island in Florida is right up there with any of them. Bowditch Point is at the north end of the beach with views of the Gulf of...More

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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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epaull
February 9, 2017|
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Response from Gerry L | Reviewed this property |
I was there in November, when it was fairly crowded. I got to Bowditch around 1:30 and there were plenty of spaces. One other thing--I did call the park; you can Google their number & they can hopefully give you a better... More
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Joyce K
February 7, 2017|
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Response from justjoeyFtL | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joyce, The best advise i can give you is contact the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (850).488-4676, or on the internet. They can tell you about the turtles, dolphins and manatees viewing and mating and... More
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