Fort Myers, Florida: Manatee Park

County park offers displays and views of the manatees. On the same road as Manatee World and the manatee-friendly power plant. Best time to see them is between November and March.
Address:
10901 Palm Beach Blvd, Fort Myers, FL
Directions:
On the south side of SR 80, across from the FPL power plant.
Hours:
Daily 8 am - sunset. (Call to verify)
Phone:
239-690-5030
Admission:
Parking fee.
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Manatee Park - Cold Snap

If there's a cold snap, this is the place to be! There were so many manatees when I went the 1st time because the weather was quite cold for February in Florida. Second time there was beautiful weather, but I did see a few manatees on a kayaking tour from the park.

[Megan, 03/14/2017]

Manatees.

Manatee Park

Went there in early March -- lots of manatee! Then went in April -- none! They really do leave when the water warms up. Cool seeing people kayaking when they are there though!

[Ghandeyd, 05/19/2015]

Pirate Manatee.

Manatee Park

At Manatee Park, there's a great statue of a Pirate Manatee.

[Melanie Olds, 03/09/2015]

Manatee Zone.

Manatee Park

Awesome little park, lots of information about manatees, and interactive too. Didn't get to see them this afternoon, but they had been there that morning. Worth the stop to see them. Oh, and I will be back!

[Julie Holmes, 11/10/2012]

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