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Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

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7791 Penzance Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33966-0600
+1 239-533-7550
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7791 Penzance Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33966-0600
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11 - 20 of 1,537 reviews

Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Slough (pronounced slew) is an amazing oasis in Southwest Florida. Started by a class of sixth graders many years ago it is a wonderland of nature--both flora and fauna. It is very well designed and it has knowledgeable tour guides. Everyone I know who...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Slough Preserve is beautiful and a great location to hike in the shade and enjoy nature. Nothing is definite but you can normally observe some interesting wildlife including birds, turtles and if you are lucky some gators! We saw some feral pigs on one...More

Thank Toni H
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We've visited this park twice, once in Feb and once in Aug. Very pleasant, nicely kept nature preserve. Saw many birds, interesting foliage and trees and alligators at a safe distance.

Thank dorothys566
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Me and friends come here a lot to take nature pictures and hoping to see some wildlife. I have seen alligators, otters, snakes and the cutest little wild hogs you ever did see. There are always turtles hanging out in the lakes. The birds roost...More

Thank Donna V
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The meandering board walk allows people to safely wander through the preserve filling our senses with wonderful natural sounds and smells of Florida's endless vegetation. Sightings of alligators is common along with wild birds. On a previous visit last year we encountered a family of...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Was here in March (dry season) and again in the wet season. Entirely different experiences due to water. Will be doing a wet walk in the preserve this Saturday!!

Thank Svensk11
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for a nature lover looking for a peaceful walk amongst Florida wildlife. Lady in centre was very friendly and helpful. Parking is reasonably priced and no admission fee otherwise.

Thank Emily L
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We enjoyed Six Mile Slough very much. Woods, lakes, tons of ferns and mostly shaded. There are some informative signs about the wildlife and fauna. Best of all no bugs ! We thought there would be lots of mosquitos--but NO ! The trail is ALL...More

Thank Idnasflorida
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This place is special. It's right off a major road yet as you get deeper into the slough the sounds of nature take over. As we walked through I thought how lucky I was to have such a treasure available to me. The slough is...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We love going here. You can walk the entire area or take a short cut if you're getting tired. You are on an elevated boardwalk the whole way. We usually see gators and several different species of birds. Just be prepared if it's hot out...More

Thank Kaye R
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mullersteph
18 April 2017|
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Response from m2tno | Reviewed this property |
Every so often there is some place to sit, but are few and far between. There are some shorter trails.
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museumgoer88
24 January 2017|
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Response from Anthony Z | Reviewed this property |
I believe they had wheelchairs, we saw at least one out there. lots of baby strollers doing pushed around too.
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summroff
1 January 2017|
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Response from Jim W | Reviewed this property |
yes. the ramps permit easy access for scooters. there might be a step or two to get started.
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