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Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation

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3333 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3100
+1 239-472-2329
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There's much to learn about 'inland' Sanibel ecology

Of course, all visitors to Sanibel should spend lots of time in Ding Darling, but don't neglect the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NatureLoverMass
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Alligators and Vultures

Great place for a walk, to see the wildlife and the different trees and fauna. The park was well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
NeilOrillia
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Orillia, Canada
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3333 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3100
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"butterfly house"
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"observation tower"
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"plant nursery"
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"nature center"
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"educational exhibits"
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"worthwhile visit"
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"ding darling"
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"sanibel captiva"
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"excellent exhibits"
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"turtle nests"
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"nature lovers"
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"san cap"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course, all visitors to Sanibel should spend lots of time in Ding Darling, but don't neglect the 'other side' of Sanibel ecology/wildlife. In addition to raising funds to protect various portions of the inland landscape, the Conservation Foundation maintains a highly informative nature center...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for a walk, to see the wildlife and the different trees and fauna. The park was well laid out and had lots of informative plaques. The price was free, which helps out, because Sanibel is a little expensive.

Thank NeilOrillia
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

The Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation nature center is a must see if you have interest on how the island was formed, inhabited by man and animal and the critical need for current management and active preservation. The nature center building has many informative displays of...More

Thank Curt313
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Tie this in with a visit to Ding Darling and you'll be glad you did! Much smaller in size than Ding, but it gives an equally wonderful view of the natural habitat of Sanibel. Great walking tour on natural trails, interesting lectures led by a...More

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Went for a walk there. Some trails were closed. Climbed the observation tower. What a view. Didn't see much as we walked, animals hid. Good place to visit.

Thank Teach1977
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Entry by donation, but give them some $! Good inside educational displays. Lots of trails, but wear boots in wet times and take bug repellent!

Thank Karen D
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We were so excited that this was open during our trip to Sanibel this year. We love this history of the island. Currently, on Wednesdays at 8:30, a walking tour is provided for $5 per person. I have 2 children that they didn't charge us...More

Thank Iteach2change
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Sanibel has a very varied landscape in spite of the fact that it is a small island--about 13 miles by 2 miles. The Gulf and Bay beaches are fascinating as is the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge but to get a complete picture, a visit to...More

1  Thank LongIslandMabel
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

I visited SCCF and liked their small nature center. I went hiking here (biking not allowed) and enjoyed the overlook. While I love hiking and the outdoors, I do not think that this was the best part of my vacation. Sanibel Gardens Preserve was much...More

Thank lisa s
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

SCCP has a good walking trail only reached by going through the building,. Interesting display of wildlife and history and butterfly house. Good for children too.

1  Thank cook1111
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