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Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation

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Address: 3333 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3100
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SCCP has a good walking trail only reached by going through the building,. Interesting display of wildlife and history and butterfly house. Good for children too.

Reviewed 20 March 2017
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ocean,nj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

SCCP has a good walking trail only reached by going through the building,. Interesting display of wildlife and history and butterfly house. Good for children too.

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

We took the free trail ($1) and walked a gravel road for 2 miles without seeing more than 1 bird. On the way back, almost near the beginning (by the bridge) we saw 4 birds, foot prints of all kinds and a little further saw a bird with full wingspan and a medium sized alligator. The further walk was a... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

SCCF is a terrific organization managing over a thousand acres of conservation land, conducting state of the art scientific research and leading the way on science based advocacy to improve Southwest Florida water quality. The Foundation's headquarters on San-Cap Road has excellent exhibits on island nature that are fun and educational for all ages.

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Indy
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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here today to check out the butterfly house and the nursery. They ask for a donation of $5 and have a very nice interpretive center and clean restrooms. The volunteers were very nice and knowledgeable. The trails are interesting and the lookout tower has a great view. The nesting osprey at the end of the trail are quite... More 

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Natick, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a wonderful tract to walk thru. We saw 6 baby alligators. Lots bird to photograph also. They also have some interesting talks. On Wednesday at 10 am there is a talk about the homestead and how it became SCCF property, very interesting

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NYC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We really enjoyed our visit with multiple hiking trail options ranging from 1/4 of a mile to 4 miles. The small butterfly garden is a pleasure as is the native plant nursery. Educational exhibits inside helped us understand the overall eco needs of the area and the challenges of some of the native flora and fauna. Recommended for visiting nature... More 

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Florence, Kentucky
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

A visit here is very educational. Many lessons are provided by experts in flora and fauna of the area and of the sea. The gift shop is terrific.

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Thank molelady
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

A beautiful park-reserve on the Sanibel-Captiva road. Great for family natural fun, well kept and lush.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

went on a clear day after the rains. grounds are, well, its a preserve. paths are clear and plenty to see and do....a must do thing especially for the kids!

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Cicero, New York
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

all of the guides in the conservatory were a great help to show us all of the sights to behold. We came upon many birds,alligators and fishing guests ready to show my husband what they were using for bait and the catch of the day! A great drive through!

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