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RSW Living Magazine

50 Estero Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33931

Bowditch Point Regional Park is 17-acres that is located at the northern tip of Estero Island. Approximately seven acres are a developed park for passive recreational use and the remaining 10-acres are a restoration/preserve area.

This serene location, which encompasses the entire end of the island, offers a choice of settings to fulfill your needs. The back bay offers quiet waters, peaceful surroundings and a close up look of vessels entering and exiting the bay. The park area features tables and grills, available on a first come first serve basis, in a shaded tropical setting sure to please any picnicker.

The gulf front is more active while still providing a relaxed atmosphere for walkers, swimmers and sunbathers. Walking trails, through the restoration/preserve area, carry you through varied environments and offers an excellent opportunity for bird watching while being highlighted by panoramic views of Estero Bay. This is one of the first beaches Lee County Parks & Recreation made accessible for individuals with disabilities from parking area to the Gulf of Mexico. There is also an accessible boat dock. A Land Stewardship (Management) Plan has been developed that provides direction on the management of natural resources within the Park.