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 daily workout schedules and accompanying videos that users can view from a smart phone.
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 maintenance.
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 lengths.
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 winter months. Double-Crested Cormorants Osprey