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H.P. Williams Roadside Park

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Gators Galore

At least 8 alligators were either sunning on the near bank, swimming in the swampy water, or... read more

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Living in Lehigh Acres, an infrequent alligator zone, we decided to go gator watching today south... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Corner of US Rt. 41 And Turner River Rd, Everglades City, FL
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of alligators. Soft shelled turtles 🐢 Plenty of birds: egrets, herons, etc Nice place to stop and stretch your legs and experience raw Florida.

Thank solofishergal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank goldiloxOHIO
Reviewed 25 July 2018

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

Thank Gittepit
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Our everglades airboat captain recommended this as it's only a few miles from Everglades City. Easy access boardwalk along a beautiful bayou with lots of wildlife including alligators.

Thank duggo763
Reviewed 27 June 2018

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

Thank Kristen E
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank sarahm2921
Reviewed 28 May 2018

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

Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Nice and safe boardwalk with clear viewing areas to see many Alligators, Fish, Turtles, and Water Birds.

Thank wascuba40
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The perfect rest stop for us with several alligators resting in the water and a guide educating us on what we saw. Well worth a stop!

Thank David H
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