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Great Park for all ages and occasions

I have been to Lakes Park numerous times over the years. A great place for birthday parties with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chris M
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Beautiful Park

My husband and I like going to Lakes to ride our bikes. It has a nice hard surface to ride on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen D
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Wadsworth, Ohio
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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
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7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-5118
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+1 239-533-7575
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been to Lakes Park numerous times over the years. A great place for birthday parties with many activities for all ages. It is a fun place to visit on any day you want to be outdoors. Many visitors bring bikes, strollers, etc. You...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I like going to Lakes to ride our bikes. It has a nice hard surface to ride on, shared by walkers. The beautiful wildlife and natural surroundings add for a great time riding. There is a place to rent a bike or...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great venue for just a stroll, bike ride, children’s playground, botanical gardens and much much more! Small food concession and plenty of shaded picnic areas as well and you can reserve the covered spots for special occasions!

Thank Dolly1021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go here nearly everyday to walk. It has a kiddy playland and water park for young children. But there are a couple of trails for walking, skating, and cycling which I enjoy tremendously. It is home to many birds and a few gators, so...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you’re interested in hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, birdwatching, or picnicking, Lee County’s 279-acre Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers, Florida offers it all in droves. Kids will love the rock climbing wall, playground, water feature playground (splash park) and the Miniature Railroad and Train...More

Thank Piano T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going here for a couple of years now. Last Wednesday we bought what we thought was fresh fruit. It was anything but fresh. Most of the vendors are resellers not fresh from the farm. You would do better at your local grocery...More

Thank Curiosity38184260009
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Park is very clean and there’s plenty of parking. Really enjoy taking my son here as well as going for walks

Thank CGait618
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we visit Fort Myers, we always visit Lakes Park. It’s great for the kids (big playground, spray park, fun train ride—not like any other train you’ve ridden before!) and also the whole family (bike rentals - you have to try the four person bike...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a gem. Massive park with plenty of activities for families. They have a train ride for younger children and now the park has a Halloween Theme. Also, check out the farmers market on Wednesday’s.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lakes Park is a lovely sprawling park with many activities. There’s a fun playground that’s a ‘splash park’ yes they get wet - very safe surface for little ones to run around and play. There’s a wonderful open air train - your seated single file...More

Thank Debra H
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donnababy25
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
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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
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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.
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Lee G
4 April 2018|
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Response from BBofKY941 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can,and it is enjoyable.
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NewJerseyIrishMom
14 March 2018|
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Response from patricia s | Reviewed this property |
No charge because of Farmers Market
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