Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park unveils new StoryWalk® in Children’s Garden Fort Myers, FL, Feb. 3, 2017 — The Lee County Library System, Lee County Parks & Recreation and the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation have [...]
Lakes Park Community Garden donates harvest to Community Cooperative The Lakes Park Community Garden made another successful donation on January 24th to the Community Cooperative . Sixty-two pounds of canned goods and produce were collected, bringing [...]
Community Gardeners to tour Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farm The December Gathering of Lakes Park's Community Gardeners will consist of a tour of Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farm at 8250 Nalle Grade Road in North Fort Myers 33917. Rosy will [...]
Fort Myers, Fla., Oct. 25, 2016 ‒ Winners of the Opening Night VIP Awards for Scarecrows in the Park 2016 have been announced. The VIP Award winners this year are: Best Overall Display: Harnes Marsh [...]
FARMERS MARKET The Farmers Market will return on Wednesdays starting this October. INDEPENDANT CONTRACTOR The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation, (LPEF), is seeking an independent contractor, to assist the Board and the Committees in managing [...]
Lakes Regional Park to Host National Public Garden Day on Friday, May 6 On Friday, May 6, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon) Lakes Regional Park will be hosting a variety of activities in [...]
Children’s Learning Garden at Lakes Park Becomes a Reality Plans for Susan Moore’s vision of a Children’s Learning Garden have come a long way since the first gala fundraiser in 2014. Sue’s [...]
40 acres of biological filtering marsh that reduces nutrients and improves oxygen content of the water flowing through the park resulting in cleaner water discharged into Hendry Creek and Estero Bay.
Gardens include succulent collection, fragrance garden, water garden, heritage roses and the Community Garden where individual gardeners tend their 4x8 foot plots.
Large playground with swings, slides, and climbing opportunities to delight children.
Fifteen minute train ride on a 1/8 scale miniature train through natural areas, a tunnel with special displays for holidays, and museum containing model railroad, artifacts from past Florida railroads (fee applies).
A series of outdoor workout stations offer dozens of exercise options, from basic stretching and stair steps to more strenuous pull-ups and squats. This equipment also includes fitness guides for beginners and advanced athletes, suggested [...]
Two splash pad water playgrounds are open from 9 a.m. to a half hour before sunset DST and are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, closed daily from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. for [...]
Variety of bike rentals available, including surreys which are great for family fun (hourly rentals). Learn more.
Approximately 2.5 miles of paved or natural paths for walking, jogging, biking, and most other non-motorized activities, designated by the American Heart Association as an official "Smart! Walking Path! On-site signage details loops of various [...]
Explore the lakes in kayaks or pedal boats (hourly rentals), ice cream, snacks, sandwiches available at lakeside concession area. Learn more.
One of the most important nesting rookeries in Lee County with over 1,000 nests during nesting season. White & Glossy Ibis, several varieties of Herons and Egrets, Anhingas and more year-around and migratory birds during [...]
Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation presents sixth annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest to benefit Family Discovery Garden
Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation is inviting local businesses, organizations, elementary and middle schools and community members to participate in its sixth annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest by fashioning unique, personalized scarecrows. The custom-made scarecrows [...]
A new six-passenger golf cart dubbed “E.Z. Rider” is now available for reservation at Lakes Park. A complimentary service provided by the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation, E.Z. Rider provides courtesy in-park transportation for park guests, [...]