Matanzas Pass Preserve and Historic Cottages

Fort Myers Beach 199 Bay Rd. , Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

(239) 533-7437

This peaceful retreat on Estero Bay is where you can watch osprey, stroll along the boardwalk, or relax and enjoy nature. Visit the Historic Cottage and Nature Center, which chronicles the history of Fort Myers Beach. Hours vary, call in advance.


General Information: Open Year-Round

Rate Information: Free admission

Hours: Cottage: Wed. and Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Preserve: dawn - dusk

Dates Closed: none

Driving Time to Nearby Lodging: 5 minutes

Designations: South Florida Birding Trail

Disabled Traveler Information: ADA Compliant

Guest Information: Family Friendly

Facility Amenities: Canoe/Kayak Launch, Gift Shop, Parking

Information/Services: Brochures

Category: City/County Park, Hiking/Nature Trails, Historic Attraction, Marker/Interpretive Station, Museum Historical, Protected Species Habitat

Tour Information: Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours

Meetings & Events

Category: Meeting/Tour Groups Welcome

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