General Information

  • All preserves are open to the public for hiking, wildlife observation, and nature study. Some preserves have more amenities. Search for amenities.
  • Many of the preserves were acquired through the Conservation 20/20 land acquisitions program.
  • Preserves are open daily during daylight hours.
  • Learn more about each preserve on the webpages in the list below:

Preserve Locations

Primary Use preserves  (Designated parking, restrooms and other amenities)

​Bowditch Point Park

Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve

Galt Preserve

Hickey Creek Mitigation Park

Matanzas Pass Preserve

Prairie Pines Preserve

San Carlos Bay - Bunche Beach Preserve

​Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

Wild Turkey Strand Preserve

Limited Use Preserves (Public Access available with limited amenities)

Alva Scrub Preserve

​Billy Creek Preserve

Bob Janes Preserve

Buckingham Trails Preserve

Charlotte Harbor Buffer Preserve

Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed

Daniels Preserve at Spanish Creek

Ding Darling Preserve​

Hickory Swamp Preserve

Hidden Cypress Preserve

​Imperial Marsh Preserve

Oak Creek Preserve

Olga Shores Preserve

Pine Island Flatwoods Preserve

​Pineland Site Complex

Pine Lake Preserve

Pop Ash Creek Preserve

Powell Creek Preserve

Six Mile Cypress Preserve North

St. James Creek Preserve

Telegraph Creek Preserve

Yellow Fever Creek Preserve

Yucca Pens Preserve