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Kayak trips offered from Caloosahatchee Regional Park

January 28, 2009
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer

Thursday, Jan. 29. 9 a.m. 3 p.m.

Caloosahatchee to Hickey's Creek Kayak Trip

This six hour kayak trip begins and ends at Caloosahatchee Regional park campground. Paddlers should be experienced and/or be in good physical condition for a 5 mile roundtrip paddle on the great Calusa Blueway which includes Hickey's Creek, one of the areas most scenic. We'll eat lunch and hike at Hickey's Creek Mitigation park before paddling back. Children must be accompanied by adult. All kayaking equipment is provided. Bring your own drink, lunch, sunscreen, binoculars and clothing/shoes that can get wet. $40 per person. Register online at https://www.leeparks.org.

Caloosahatchee Regional Park is a Lee County park located at 18500 North River Rd. in Alva.

The park features 768 acres of pine flatwoods, scrub oak, cypress swamps and oak hammocks. Crossing through them, you'll find over 18 miles of hiking, mountain biking and equestrian trails. Primitive camping sites for families and groups are available, along with equestrian sites for people with horses. Kayaking and fishing are available along the banks of the Caloosahatchee River.

 
 

 

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