Matanzas Pass Preserve

Type: Parks

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Located on Estero Island, Matanzas Pass Preserve is one of the few natural habitats left on the island that is also home to Fort Myers Beach. Not only is it free to the public but also home to 1.25...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Free Things to Do: "Bring bug spray as it can be buggy, especially after it rains."
  • Parks: "Bring bug spray."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: An unspoiled 60-acre sanctuary offering trails through dense mangroves and lots of opportunities for wildlife sightings.
  • Best for Parks Because: Walk through trails of mangroves and an oak hammock while observing Southwest Florida's wildlife and native vegetation.

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