Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, Fort Myers

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Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
In the middle of a residential area and shopping center, Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve is an unexpected oasis for wildlife and exotic animals. Learn about the slough and be a part of its preservation, or just enjoy walking between cypress trees, looking out for orchids or birds. Every August and September, the site offers wet walks, two-hour walks through clean rainwater up to your waist. Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • We got a late start on a weekday but got to the park at 10:30. Greeted by a very friendly and knowledgable volunteer who gave us the lay of the land. There's a nominal $1/ hr parking fee that is...  more »
  • This was truly a pleasant discovery, a wooded swamp in the middle of an urban area. The “trail” is a very well planned boardwalk of a just over a mile. Even those with walkers or wheelchairs could...  more »
  • This place is amazing. Walking the boardwalk looking into the Slough is a thrilling experience. Peek through the trees and look into the water to see a multitude of life. One thing I would say is please be quiet as you walk around. It adds to the whole experience and nuance of being in the middle of nature.
  • If your kids don't behave and can't keep quiet don't bring them! This is an area of nature that needs to be observed in peace and quiet. There's plenty of walking trails for those looking to get exercise so please respect those wanting to enjoy nature in peace and quiet. Another words you brats in America go find something else to do nature doesn't want you around🤫
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