It may not officially be summer yet but the warm temperatures have set in. Head out to the park to have a picnic, go kayaking or spend the day on the beach. The park has several picnic areas with grills so there's plenty of room for everyone. Have you tried stand up paddle boarding yet? It’s a great way to get out on the water and provides a great workout too. Kayaks, canoes, and...
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Lovers Key State Park
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, kayak, paddleboard, beach chair and umbrella rentals. For tour reservations, rentals and to plan your next event at the park please 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