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Estero Bay Preserve State Park

 About Estero Bay Preserve State Park

A trail at Estero Bay lined with trees and brush.

A NOTE FROM THE MANAGER

Robert Brooks

The over ten miles of trails at the Estero Bay Preserve State Park offer an opportunity to get far away from the asphalt and concrete of shopping centers and cities. We have trails for hiking and biking at the Broadway Scrub entrance to the preserve and hiking trails at our Winkler Point entrance. We are still experiencing the effect of the “summer” rains so parts of our trails are wet or muddy, this is especially prevalent at Winkler Point.  There are no facilities currently at either access point and it is advisable to bring water and perhaps a snack with you on your trip into the real Florida. The staff at Koreshan State Historic Site will be glad to provide you with information for Estero Bay Preserve State Park, Koreshan State Historic Site and Mound Key Archaeological State Park. Please contact the park on 1.239.992.0311.

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DESIGNATIONS

The Great Florida Birding Trail Logo The Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail Logo

GETTING HERE

To Estero River Scrub: I 75 to Corkscrew Rd exit 123. Travel west on Corkscrew Rd. At intersection with US 41, turn north (right) onto US 41. Turn west (left) onto Broadway W. Public access point is on the north (right) side of the road next to the FPL substation. To Winkler Point: I 75 to Daniels Rd exit 131. Travel west on Daniels Rd. Turn south (left) onto 6 Mile Cypress Parkway. Turn left (south) onto Summerlin Rd. Turn south (left) onto Winkler Road. Public access point is at the end.

To Preserve Office: The Preserve Office is co-located with the park office at Koreshan State Park. Take I-75 Exit 123 Corkscrew Road, head west 2 miles, cross U.S. 41 and continue on Corkscrew Road approximately 1000 yards to entrance of park. If traveling U.S. 41 (Tamiami Trail) Koreshan is located at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Corkscrew Road at Estero.

GET INVOLVED

  • For forms, information and benefits of volunteering visit Get Involved.
  • Estero Bay Buddies CSO
  • 700-1 Fisherman's Wharf
    Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931
    Phone: 239-463-3240

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