Strolling through the Koreshan Unity Settlement, a nationally registered historic district, offers an opportunity to learn about these idealistic pioneers. Guided tours are available of the landscaped grounds and eleven restored buildings throughout the year. Self-Guided tour booklets are also available.
Nature trails meander along the Estero River where you can enjoy fishing, boating, canoeing, and schedule a kayak tour. The picnic area offers a playground, large pavilion (available for rent) as well as overlooks of the Estero River. The campground's 60 secluded sites all have water, power hook-ups and offer seasonal campfire programs.
Koreshan State Park Farmers Market & Native Plant Sale is offered every Sunday 8AM-1PM throughout the year. The park also offers Florida Master Naturalist led natural history programs. The programs vary from nature hikes, lectures on local wildlife to nature photography. In addition, historical cooking and engine demonstrations, as well as private tours are offered. Please visit http://friendsofkoreshan.org for more information or for a schedule of events and activities call or visit the Koreshan State Park Ranger Station (239) 992-0311.
General Information: Open Year-Round
Location: Expressway/Interstate, Historic District, Riverfront, Suburban
Suitable for Ages: All Ages
Time To Experience Activity: 1 - 2 Hours, 2 - 3 Hours
Hours: 8 a.m. - sunset daily
Closest Airport: Florida Southwest Regional
Driving Time to Nearby Lodging: 5 minutes
Distance from Public Transportation: 1000 yards
Disabled Traveler Information: ADA Compliant, Handicapped Parking, Ramps, Wheelchair-Friendly
Guest Information: Family Friendly
Pet Information: Pet Friendly
Activities: Bicycling, Birding, Boating, Camping, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking Trails Nearby, Kayaking, Natural Wildlife Viewing, Playground
Facility Amenities: Boat Ramp, Bus Parking, Campfires Permitted, Canoe/Kayak Launch, Dump Station, Elec. 30 Amp, Elec. 50 Amp, Grills, Group/Youth Camping, Hot Showers, Ice, Instruction Available, Interpretive Displays, Laundry, Lodging On-Site, Multilingual Staff, Parking, Pay Phones, Picnic Area, Recreational Area, Restaurant Nearby, Restrooms, Shopping Nearby, Showers, Vending Machines, Washer/Dryer On-Site, Water Access
Rentals: Canoe Rental, Kayak Rental
Shopping Type: Souvenir Shop
Category: Hiking/Nature Trails, Historic Attraction, Living History Performance, Marker/Interpretive Station, Museum Art, Museum Historical, Protected Species Habitat, State Park, Water Recreation
Site Information: RV Sites, Tent Sites
Tour Information: Customized Tours, Guided Tours, Multilingual Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours
Meeting Facilities: Outdoor Event Venues, Use Own Caterer
Category: Meeting/Tour Groups Welcome
Wedding Services: Wedding/Reception Venues