13/365 Discover Island Park in Bonita Springs, Florida
Island Park is the park in Bonita Springs that is unlike any other. It is, in fact an island surrounded by water on most sides and retired railroad tracks on the last. It’s a great spot that features mature grandfather oak trees with hanging moss, a crushed shell foot path suitable for strollers, bikes or walkers. There is a small gazebo with picnic table and there is also a fitness station with a variety of machines for working out; dips, pushups, shoulder press, balance beams, etc.
Island Park is accessible from South Riverside Drive but there is no parking there. You can enter on foot or bike there if you’re simply out for exercise. Parking can be located at Riverside Park near the band shell or at Depot Park which is across the street from the Lion’s Club on Pennsylvania Ave. Walk towards the Imperial River and look for the red, metal footpath bridge. You’ll get a birds eye view of the river before you get to Island Park.
Island Park is part of three connected parks and easily qualifies as fun things to do with kids in Bonita Springs, Florida. Depot Park is pet friendly and while Island Park isn't posted as pet friendly there are many people who walk their dogs in the park.