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Lovers Key State Park

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8700 Estero Boulevard
Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931

(239) 463-4588

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On Saturday November 29th 2014 we will be hosting a Survival Beach Run from 10am to 2pm.  The race will begin in parking lot 3, run up the service road to the north beach, along the beach down to the gazebo and return to parking lot 3 via the tram bridges.  All trails will continue to be open but parking near the trailhead may be limited.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.


Also our beach nourishment project is wrapping up and should be completed by the end of November.  The beach is now extended an additional 100-300feet.  We hope that you will come out and see the new addition to the beach.

 Welcome to Lovers Key State Park

For years, Lovers Key was accessible only by boat and it was said that only lovers traveled to the island to enjoy its remote and solitary beach. Today, it is one of four barrier islands that make up this state park. A haven for wildlife, the islands and their waters are home to West Indian manatees, bottlenose dolphins, roseate spoonbills, marsh rabbits, and bald eagles. The two mile long beach is accessible by boardwalk or tram and is popular for shelling, swimming, picnicking, and sunbathing. Black Island has over five miles of multiuse trails for hiking and bicycling. Anglers and boaters can launch their vessels from the park's boat ramp. The park's concession offers kayak tours, as well as bicycle, canoe and kayak rentals. For tour reservations and rentals of bicycles, canoes and kayaks, call (239) 765-7788. Located on County Road 865 between Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach in Lee County.

Park GPS coordinates: N 26° 23.578    W 81° 52.063