Estero Parks

July 30, 2013

Mound Key Archeological State Park on Estero Bay, Florida

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Things to Do in SWFL – SUP Paddle to Mound Key

Since the gulf and river water returned to reasonable temperatures this summer, I’d been dreaming of a paddle across the bay to Mound Key. For those of you who don’t know there is a roughly 100 acre tuft ...

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March 25, 2012

C.R.E.W. of SWFL | Things To Do

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Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed of Florida

As a resident of SWFL for decades I’ve always heard of C.R.E.W. but never visited it.  Finally, during a tour with Leadership Bonita I was able to visit and discover what it was about.  This is certainly the abbreviated version ...

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Dec. 4, 2010

Pet Friendly Parks | Bonita Springs & Estero Florida

Which Parks Allow Dogs in The Bonita Springs Area?

The Bonita Springs and Estero Florida area currently offer three pet friendly parks.  The rules for pet friendly parks are posted at the park but general rules include; pets must be vaccinated, clean up after your pets, no aggressive or dangerous ...

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June 16, 2009

Estero Bay Preserve State Park | Estero Florida

Dragon Fly Estero Bay Preserve

A Free Park to Hike in Estero, Florida

For some time I’ve been wanting to hike the Estero Bay Preserve.  It’s at the West end of Broadway (via US 41), about a half of a mile north of Corkscrew Road.  I finally made the trip.

See this creepy ...

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Aug. 29, 2008

Chair Mail, Underware & The Red Cross

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Stuff a Big Check To The Red Cross in There!

This week I cut down Pennsylvania Avenue in Bonita Springs to get to Dolly's on Bonita Beach Road.  I call the area, as do many others, the State Streets because they're all, uh, named after states.  I was ...

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Nov. 12, 2007

Estero Community Center Dog Park

Estero Community Center Dog Park

Just north of Bonita Springs in Estero, Florida you'll find the Estero Community Park and Recreation Center. Estero Community Park is the largest facility within the Lee County Parks and Recreation system.  The community center is located in Estero Florida on Corkscrew Road, midway between US 41 and Three ...

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Nov. 9, 2007

Mound Key Archaeological Site Estero Florida

 

Mound Key Estero

Looking for something to do in Estero?  Visit Mound Key.  Located in the middle of Estero Bay is Mound Key an archaeological site managed by Koreshan State Historic Site - State Park. 

Calusa Indians dominated southern Florida for centuries and resisted the Spanish explorers. Mound Key Archaeological Site is believed to ...

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Nov. 8, 2007

Estero Community Park and Recreation Center

 

Estero Community Park

Estero Community Park and Recreation Center is the largest facility within the Lee County Parks and Recreation system.  The Estero Community Center is located in Estero Florida on Corkscrew Road, midway between US 41 and Three Oaks Parkway.  The park encompasses 55 acres and features 2 bocce courts, 12 horseshoe ...

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Nov. 6, 2007

5 Fun Things to do in Estero, Florida

Estero Florida RiverJust a few miles North of Bonita Springs, Florida is Estero Florida. There isn't a whole bunch of fanfare as you cross the city line, so you'll probably miss it.  (It's right by the Ship on Tamiami Trail) Estero is one of the fasted growing communities in ...

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