Whether you’re interested in hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, birdwatching, or picnicking, Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park offers it all in droves.
Kids will love the rock climbing wall, playground, water feature playground and the Miniature Railroad and Train Village.
Miniature Railroad offers a 1.5 mile ride around a portion of the lake through a natural setting and ride through a tunnel.
Lakes Regional Park also features restrooms, free wifi, Community Gardens, a sensory experience of plants, trees, and shrubs.
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Over 1,000 birds call the park home during nesting season, and the park boasts rare Florida species like the Scarlet Ibis and the Black Crown Night Heron. Visiting in May? Plan on jamming to chart-topping country artists at the annual Lakeside Country Bash.
Wheel Fun Rentals has two rental locations at this park, one at the Marina (near the Train Ride), and another by the Beach.
Wheel Fun Rentals offers surreys, bikes and paddle boat rentals.
Whistle Stop Ice Cream Shop at the Marina is a concession with pizza, burgers, hot dogs, nachos, homemade ice cream, malts, sundaes, and more.
Free guided walks seasonally.Dress appropriately; wear a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. Parking fee $1.00 per hour or $5.00 per day. For registration call 239.533.7440.
First Saturday of the month from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Join bird patrol volunteers on a guided walk through the park to observe birds and other wildlife.
Second Saturday of the month from 9 – 10 a.m. take a strolling tour of the Botanic Garden with a Master Gardener.
Third Saturday of the month from 9 – 10 a.m. Children’s Walk at Garden.