Attractions, Activities, Things to Do & See in Bonita Springs Florida
From a day at the beach to a sunset cruise on the Gulf of Mexico - Bonita Springs offers a wide variety of attractions and activities for visitors and residents.
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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Boardwalk - Almost 200 birds are permanent or temporary residents of the Sanctuary. Year round, visitors see egret, ibis, heron, limpkin and anhinga. Songbirds, including black-throated green warblers and yellow-billed cuckoos, visit during the spring and fall as they migrate between the tropical and temperate regions of America. Winter visitors include pine warblers and painted buntings. Corkscrew is world renowned for supporting the largest colony of nesting wood storks in the United States... read more about Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Boardwalk »
Koreshan State Park
Visitors can explore structures and gardens, take a self-guided walk
through the grounds or register for a guided tour. Also enjoy hiking the nature trail, picnicking,
canoeing and camping in this 200-acre park. Strolling through the Koreshan Unity Settlement
Historic District offers an oppurtunity to learn about these idealistic pioneers. There
are landscaped grounds and eleven restored buildings. Self-guided tour booklets are available
at the settlement entrance.
A nature trail meanders along the Estero River through pines, palmettos, oaks and palms. Enjoy fishing, boating and canoeing. A boat ramp provides access to the river. Young children can enjoy the playground located in the picnic area. A 60-site, full-facility campground features secluded sites and seasonal campfire programs. Ranger-guided tours and interpretive programs are available upon request and seasonal demand. A schedule of programs and fees is posted at the ranger station and in the camping area.
Directions: Take I-75 exit 123 (Corkscrew Road). Head west 2 miles, cross U.S. 41 and continue on Corkscrew Road approximately 1000 yards to entrance of park. If traveling U.S. 41 (Tamiami Trail),
Koreshan is located at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Corkscrew Road at Estero.
Admission Fee: $5.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle
Hours: 8 a.m. until sunset, 365 days a year