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Free parking at county parks this weekend

Bowditch Point Park, Lynn Hall Memorial Park spots free Saturday and Sunday

By Staff | Jul 22, 2021

The parking lot at Bowditch Point Park on Fort Myers Beach, along with all other parking lots in Lee County parks, will be free Saturday and Sunday.

Lee County Parks and Recreation will be celebrating National Park and Recreation Month by offering free parking at county parks and boat ramps Saturday and Sunday, along with free pool admission.

The free beach access parking includes Bowditch Point Park and Lynn Hall Memorial Park on Fort Myers Beach.

The free parking does not extend to town parking lots.

Other free parking sites in the county include: Lakes Park, Manatee Park, Hickey Creek Mitigation Park, Caloosahatchee Regional Park, Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve, Bonita Beach Accesses No. 1 and No. 10, Bonita Beach Park, San Carlos Bay-Bunche Beach Preserve, Bowman’s Beach and Turner Beach (north side only of Blind Pass).

Parking will also be free at all boat ramps including at Alva, Punta Rassa, Matlacha, Davis, Pine Island Commercial Marina, Lavenders Landing and Imperial River.

Lynn Hall Memorial Park in Fort Myers Beach will have free parking along with all other county parks Saturday and Sunday in Lee County. / Photo by Nathan Mayberg

The free pool admission extends to Lehigh Community Pool, North Fort Myers Community Pool, Pine Island Community Pool and San Carlos Community Pool.

The free parking weekend happens annually. Lee County Commissioners on June 15 voted to approve a resolution designating July as National Park and Recreation Month in Lee County.

“Commissioners recognized Lee County Parks & Recreation touches the lives of individuals, families, groups and the entire community and positively impacts the social, economic and environment quality of our county,” Lee County Government announced in a press release.

For more information about Lee County Parks & Recreation locations, amenities and other special events, visit www.leeparks.org, call 239-533-7275 or email leeparks@leegov.com.