Cayo Costa State Park
About Cayo Costa State Park
A NOTE FROM THE MANAGER
Cayo Costa State Park, a jewel of the Gulf coast, lies west of North Ft. Myers and is accessible only by private boat or passenger ferry. Here you will find something for everyone. Anglers, from the novice to the more experienced, try their luck fishing from the sandy shores. All anglers over the age of 16 will need a Florida Fishing License. Shell-seekers will want to visit the south end of the island, where the sea leaves her treasures for you to collect.
With 6.5 miles of biking and hiking trails, you may want to check out our new fleet of bicycles for a leisurely tour of the island; contact the ranger station to make arrangements to rent one for the day! What a great way to enjoy The Real Florida, Florida State Parks!
- Cayo Costa State Park is located directly south of Boca Grande and West of Pine Island and North Ft. Myers, and is only accessible by passenger ferry or private boat.
- Captiva Cruises offers ferry service to the Park from locations in Punta Gorda, Pine Island, Fort Myers, Sanibel Island and Captiva Island. Reservations are required. Visit Captiva Cruises or call (239) 472-5100 for information and reservations.
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