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Lakes Regional Park

7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-5118
+1 239-533-7575
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Fun place to visit

Took the train ride and that was nice. The grounds did suffer from the hurricane but they are doing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dan G
Lakes regional park

A park for all ages. Fabulous children's area. Pavilions and barbeque. Clean rest rooms... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Churchville, PA
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Lakes Park encompasses nearly 300 acres of beautiful nature trails, lakes and gardens. Two playgrounds and water parks, a miniature train ride and railroad museum, bikes and watercraft available for rental, food concession, fitness trail and lots of picnicking areas. Every year over a million people enjoy Lakes Park's natural beauty for exercise and family recreation.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-5118
+1 239-533-7575
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the train ride and that was nice. The grounds did suffer from the hurricane but they are doing a great job of cleaning it up. Great to bring kids to fun rides and playground.

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A park for all ages. Fabulous children's area. Pavilions and barbeque. Clean rest rooms. Beautiful walkways and bridges. Has bird sanctuary. New children's gardens opening soon.

Thank PABuckeyeFans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place... saw many birds, turtles and even an alligator. Great gem in the Fort Myers community.

Thank Caren S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit annually when in town to visit family. What a nice park! Visited on or near Thanksgiving the past couple of years. Minimal crowds. Rent the bikes or paddle boats, ride the mini train, and let the kids wear themselves out on the impressive...More

Thank BeakerTX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great family fun. Scenic walking path, biking and boating are available. Kids will love the train, children's garden and water features. Farmer's Market on Wednesdays, Oct.-April, is full of wonderful produce, breads, candles and awesome smoothie stand.

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here while we needed to kill time before heading to the airport. The park is beautiful and big. My boyfriend and I️ enjoyed just walking around and talking. It seems like a great place to take the kids, there are splash parks and jungle...More

Thank Taylor E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lakes Park is a true jewel. It is an oasis in the midst of development craziness, New housing to accomodate the flocks of snowbirds and service workers who support the influx has bracketed the park on all sides, but this remainis a peacefull retreat. Thank...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many lakes with trail. Wildlife abound and the birds come to roost at sunset. A wonderful fun train and museum. Lots of picnic areas. Chance to see Alligators. Good place for family. Bob

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This is a very lovely park in South Fort Myers. Free entrance, only a parking fee of $1 per hour. The park is for everybody. I go there to relax, maybe eat my lunch, or take a walk. For families with children, there's a fun...More

2  Thank Bigbad W
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Been going for years...great for walks, bike rides, canoeing... Nice holiday functions and great pavilions for parties..rent them early!

Thank Jill725leo
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Patty C
5 December 2017|
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Response from Patricia Y | Reviewed this property |
I know they are having Christmas events but I don’t know the dates. Sorry check the website Happy Holidays
Lisa S
26 November 2017|
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Response from Ro B | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe you can have alcohol at the park because it is a county park. So sorry.
Michael R
28 March 2017|
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Response from jbug1946 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen people fishing when on my walks. To be honest, I haven't noticed any signs posted that say it is or isn't permitted.