Fort Myers and its surrounding coastal communities have a lot to offer for outdoor recreation, thanks to an aggressive natural lands program in Lee County that has protected large drainages into the estuaries along the coast as well as lands along the Caloosahatchee River and near the headwaters of the Big Cypress Swamp.
Activities by Map
- Tegus establish a foothold in Florida (7/31/2014) - It's big. It's colorful. And it's the newest non-native species to establish breeding populations in Florida. Meet the black and white tegu.
- Estero Island walk (4/25/2014) - A bit of inspiration from Spencer on walking Estero Island, Fort Myers Beach
- Kids love wildlife hikes! (2/24/2012) - Here’s a little proof positive that the younger generation still finds the outdoors a thrill. Late last year, I had an email from a reader planning a trip to Florida looking for a way to day-trip the Everglades while visiting family in Punta Gorda. Given the vast distance between the two spots, I suggested, as […]