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Even better than before

Beautiful park. Never get tired of it. Great way to spend a few hours. Variety of birds and some... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Great place to walk!

Lakes park is a beautiful park for walking and would recommend this place. They have farmers market... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rochester, Illinois
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Lakes Park encompasses nearly 300 acres of beautiful nature trails, lakes and gardens. Two playgrounds and water parks, a miniature train ride and railroad museum, bikes and watercraft available for rental, food concession, fitness trail and lots of...more
7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-5118
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful park. Never get tired of it. Great way to spend a few hours. Variety of birds and some alligators (if you are lucky), nice paths for walking or biking. Love this park!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lakes park is a beautiful park for walking and would recommend this place. They have farmers market every Wednesday.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dthardt
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fun little train ride for the kids - $5/person seemed a little expensive, I would say $2 is more reasonable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shilo J
Reviewed 6 days ago

We feel so lucky to have Lakes Park, with its great walking/biking path, scenery, picnic areas and bird population. It's well-maintained and a really wonderful place to spend time in the outdoors right in the heart of town.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 619LHC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a large place in the middle of Ft Myers. Lots of parking and activities to do solo or with a group. Well kept up grounds. I am considering volunteering here!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Becky L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the Fort Myers area over Christmas 2018. We needed to find a place for children to play around while we were there. This park was perfect for us. There is a large playground, bouncing castles ($), a train ride ($), and a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Northern_Canuck_Real
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun place for the family. Kids will love the train especially during a holiday (Halloween or Christmas).

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this park through Trip Advisor. It’s conveniently located to our rental condo. Beautiful walking paths with plenty of benches to accommodate someone with a disability. Today was beautiful weather and we observed a lot of birds and even watched a great Egret stalking fish!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stopped by on the way to and from somewhere for an hour, the kids were so happy and its free. super jungle gym for an hour of fun. there is lots more to do, like water fun and trains and walking - you can spend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nix34
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A real gem in Fort Myers. Great walking and biking paths. Nice playground and water park for the kids.

Date of experience: December 2018
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13 November 2018|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
On Market day, the parking in Lakes Park is Free. You may have to walk a bit, bring a cooler with wheels or cloth bags to make your hike easier. Enjoy
Doreen S
11 August 2018|
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Response from BobBobBobBob11061 | Reviewed this property |
Two fantastic locations to rent bikes & boats at Ft. Myers’ favorite park – one at the Whistle Stop Ice Cream Shoppe (near the Train Ride), and the other by the beach near the main entrance. M-F 10am-4pm & Sat-Sun 10am-5pm
Pat W
5 April 2018|
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Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
No entry fee. Parking is only $1.00 per hour. Free on Wed morning, when farmers market is going on.