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Manatee Springs State Park, Fort Myers

Manatee Springs State Park - Fort Myers, Florida
Manatee Springs State Park
5761 Palm Beach Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33905Map
+1 352 493 6072
Neighborhood: North Fort Myers
Overview

Manatee Park is a rare opportunity to see the endangered West Indian Manatee in its natural habitat. During the months from October through March, the manatees travel to the area, attracted by the warm water discharge from the nearby Florida Power plant. The 16-acre park features viewing areas, a fishing pier, picnic areas, and native plant and butterfly gardens. There's a kayak/canoe launch to the Orange River as well. Call ahead for optimum viewing times. The park is open daily from 8a.

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By Chris Doyle | Posted 04/25/13
  Manatee Springs State Park is in Chiefland, FL, about 5 hours north of this location. There is a manatee watching site near the power plant on the Caloosahatchee River off Hwy 80, but it is not a state park, at least not Manatee Springs. This page is misleading....   Read More
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