Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve

North Fort Myers 17100 McDowell Dr. & 10130 Bayshore Rd. , North Fort Myers, FL 33917

(239) 707-0862


Located on the northern shoreline of the Caloosahatchee River, the preserve has picnic pavilions, a canoe and kayak launch into Popash Creek, a boardwalk and walking trails.

Primitive bicycling also recently opened as a new recreation use at Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve East. Hikers, dog-walkers and bicyclists may now access together the 2.5-mile mowed East River Loop Trail, which includes water crossings and scenic views along the northern bank of the Caloosahatchee River. The preserve includes additional marked hiking trails, a boardwalk, picnic pavilions and a restroom.

For more information and to download trail maps, visit



Suitable for Ages: All Ages

Time To Experience Activity: 1 - 2 Hours

Hours: Dusk-Dawn

Distance from Public Transportation: 3

Disabled Traveler Information: ADA Compliant, Handicapped Parking

Pet Information: Pet Friendly

Activities: Birding, Canoeing, Kayaking, Natural Wildlife Viewing

Facility Amenities: Bus Parking, Canoe/Kayak Launch, Covered Pavilion, Parking, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter

Information/Services: Brochures

Category: City/County Park, Hiking/Nature Trails, Nature Preserve, Protected Species Habitat, Wildlife Management Area

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