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All reviews turner river road gravel road short boardwalk viewing platform picnic area alligators sunning tamiami trail stretch your legs toilet facilities nice boardwalk great photo ops big cypress national preserve natural habitat captain bobby airboat tour anhingas garfish
At least 8 alligators were either sunning on the near bank, swimming in the swampy water, or catching a fish or two. Lots of egrets, too and one turtle escapee who had come through the fence. All viewed from the safety of the elevated boardwalk....More
Living in Lehigh Acres, an infrequent alligator zone, we decided to go gator watching today south of Immocallee and happened upon this quaint roadside park. The board walk alongside the canal was in good shape and provided excellent views of Wildlife in the area. We...More
Boardwalk is the entrance to this park. If you're lucky you will see a lot of alligators rest near the boardwalk or they swim in the water. You can also spot snakes resting on tree branches.
After this boardwalk (with restrooms) you can drive further...More
I came here just after dusk to experience the Big Cypress Swamp at night, and it was well worth a quick stop. My head lamp quickly picked up the glowing eyes of several alligators, which I watched as they eerily moved toward me through the...More
We visited Naples 2 years ago and didn't see any alligators apart from at the zoo! I did some more research before this visit and found a few roadside parks/other areas to visit. We were lucky enough to see 2 basking in the sun. Was...More
On the way back to Miami on the Tamiami Highway, we stopped at the Roadside Park. It's really mostly a bathroom and picnic break area. There's a little boardwalk overlooking a pond. Got to see some of our first alligators of the trip. (Was more...More