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Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve

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Address: East End of SE 23 Terrace, Cape Coral, FL

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History exercise and biology all in one walk

A nice shady little hike starting at the Iowa Jima war memorial as well as other memorials. Continues to a nice boardwalk hike with informative info about old Florida flora and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Fort Frances, Canada
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Allentown, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see examples of the plants and flora that is typical for this part of Florida. Well kept boardwalk

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Fort Frances, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice shady little hike starting at the Iowa Jima war memorial as well as other memorials. Continues to a nice boardwalk hike with informative info about old Florida flora and fauna. Nice and easy

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Cape Coral
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable boardwalks take you through the whole area. Bring water and wear comfortable shoes. Looks like a lot of fun for kayakers.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a nice walk through mangroves and saw fiddler crabs, a raccoon and many birds. The water views were beautiful.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a good walk, some good views of the Bay and interesting to see the Mangrove Forest. We enjoyed it.

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Minneapolis
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here today. Very nice boardwalk trail. With the drought in the area right now the swampy areas were pretty dry and very little animal activity.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful walk through the preserves and alongside the river. Kayaks are available for rent. Fishing from piers.

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Cordova, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have walked this boardwalk a few times with our family and it is a really neat area. The boardwalk is shaded so it is a great way to escape the heat of the sun. This is a nice easy walk and great for all ages. We have not really seen any wildlife but there was lots of fish jumping.

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Hilliard, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This no fee city park located directly on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River is a great way to observe a living mangrove forest. The well-maintained boardwalk allows one to feel a part of the forest as you meander around on your way to a wonderful view of the river.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Its difficult to find off Del Prado but once you get there, its a very nice 6' wide boardwalk through a nature preserve on the Caloosahatchee River. We didn't see any wildlife or birds but it was a pleasant shaded walk through mangroves. The Preserve is co-located with the impressive Veterans memorials.

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