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Lovers Key State Park

#1 of 52 things to do in Fort Myers Beach Features Animals
8700 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5126
+1 239-463-4588
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Park is not associated with Bonita Springs Dog Beach. Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, shelling, fishing, hiking, bicycling, wildlife watching, canoeing/kayaking, geocaching and more.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (204 reviews)
“entrance fee” (53 reviews)
“free tram” (36 reviews)
8700 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5126
+1 239-463-4588
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice day trip to hike or kayak. East 5 minute or less drive from resorts of Estero blvd. Places to picnic and a dog beach. Lots of wildlife !!1

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed the beach at Lovers Key State Park. There is an entry fee to get into the park, and a tram service that will transport you to and from the beach. The water was clear, the beach was well-kept. We saw stingrays, starfish, and...More

Thank JHMC2015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have visited lovers key state park many times before and it is one of my favorite places. We used to go by boat and I used to collect many shells....big ones...specially towards the corner of the island. I went this time with my kids...More

Thank CocoMiami
Reviewed 6 days ago

the beach was great, the trolley tram that takes you can be very crowded but you can also walk the path to the beach, a bit of a hike if you have small kids or elderly person. once on the beach it is clean and...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I visited the park by boat and by car, and definitely preferred the boat side near the channel. There were lots of great shells and tons of 9-legged starfish. We did some snorkeling directly off the beach and saw small fish, starfish and...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to go canoeing or kayaking. You might see a manatee on your trip if you paddle to the end of the water route where the manatee’s feed. The route is 2.5 miles one way. The beach has a place that...More

Thank bradas7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location and friendly staff. Jen and Travis made us feel welcome from check in to check out. Pool is large, I especially enjoyed lounging with a book. We rented bikes from them as well and enjoyed riding on the beach. Great value! Planning our...More

Thank Cathy N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of parking with a walk to the beaches. Camping is also available. Quite and our of the way place to spend a beach day.

Thank moonshinerkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for a beach day with your family or on your own. A short walk from the parking lot you will find a real paradise beach. We saw a few dolphins very close to the beach. It´s an environment friendly place too. Bring sun protection...More

Thank Niko1105
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is just a wonderful beach. It is our beach of choice, the place is very conscious of the wildlife, and they make sure guests are as well. It's never overly crowded at the south beach, plus you can see Osprey and so much more.

Thank Pedro L
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8 May 2017|
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Response from Joppa_MDChocoholic | Reviewed this property |
The beach should not be crowded at that time. It is a long walk, so using the tram would be recommended. Contact the park to inquire how long they run; hopefully it will be until sunset. There is a large gazebo that could... More
1 April 2017|
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Response from StacyandRandy | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is.
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28 February 2017|
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Response from Tracie D | Reviewed this property |
I have not walked it. But I will say it is 1/2 mi to 1 mile.