Hickory Swamp Preserve

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Hickory Swamp Preserve
(073)
13320 Peace Road
Fort Myers , Florida 33905

Total Acres: 66.55
Number of Parcels: 1
Total Cost: $467,000.00
Date Acquired: Friday, December 3, 1999 *
*Date first parcel was acquired.

Additional Acquisition Information
Land Stewardship Plan

Coordinator: Hanna Joergens
Telephone: (239) 707-3325

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Located in Buckingham, Hickory Swamp Preserve is 66.5 acres surrounded largely by agricultural lands.

The primary natural plant communities at this preserve are mesic and hydric hammocks and mesic flatwoods. The preserve has undergone initial invasive exotic plant removal efforts.

There is a 1.2-mile marked hiking trail at the preserve for visitors to enjoy. This preserve also has an active cattle lease. Please remember to close the public access gate when you enter the preserve.


Recreation Opportunities:
Bird Watching, Hiking (Marked Trails), Hiking (Unmarked or Fire Lines), Nature Study/Photography

Hickory Swamp Preserve Map


Additional Information:

Guided nature walks occur at this preserve. Download guided walks schedule

This preserve has an active cattle lease, but is open to the public if you don't mind stepping over "cow patties." Please remember to close the gate behind you.


Preserve Links:

Wildlife List

Plant List

Preserve Map:

Preserve locations and maps are intended for reference purposes only.