continued: Beaches: North Fort Myers
Caloosahatchee Regional Park
18500 North River Road, Alva
This 765-acre park features two sections. The north section’s 400 acres offer 5 miles of bike trails and 2 miles of roads for hiking, biking or riding horses. The south section’s 368 acres accommodate tent camping, picnicking and hiking on 3 miles of trails, 6,700 feet of it paralleling the Caloosahatchee River. A handicapped trail on a seashell-laden path leads to a scenic river overlook. Open daily 8 a.m. to dusk. Parking is 75 cents an hour, $3 for the day.
Nalle Grade Park
8350 Nalle Grade
Near the Lee County Civic Center, Nalle Grade Park offers shelter and picnic tables.
2211 Hancock Bridge Parkway
Hancock Park has four baseball diamonds, one football field, five tennis courts, a tennis wall, a playground and restrooms. Free parking.