Please note: Due to limited space, reservations are usually required. Call 239-463-4588.
Gloria Beauchamp, Former Park Manager
"I invite you to come out and enjoy your beautiful park and consider being our Friend."
Join us for this engaging and informative multimedia presentation about the sea turtles that nest along Florida's coast. Eve Haverfield, President of Turtle Time, Inc. will present. Members are encouraged to bring a friend. Light refreshments will be served after the presentation.
Eve Haverfield founded Turtle Time, Inc. 27 years ago. She has been involved in saving sea turtles in Lee County for 37 years. Turtle Time, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the continued survival of Loggerhead Sea Turtles.
The presentation will be held in the Ranger Shop Conference Room, located just inside the park off of Estero Blvd. Enter the park from Estero Blvd, and take the 2nd gravel road down to the Shop area. The Conference Room is the door to the left of the building.
Reservations are required for this event.
RSVP to Judy Greenwood via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 708-359-0466. Although this is a Members only event, you can join FOLKS at the meeting to attend.
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Participants run and walk the 5K trail course through a shady maritime hammock ecosystem on a hard-packed shell path. The course ends on the beach sand of the Gulf of Mexico. Refreshments are then served and awards presented at the pavilion overlooking the beach.
Maribeth Richards ran the 2016 race. Here's what she had to say when she finished:
"I loved running this race course, especially the shady portion of the trail. I loved finishing on the beach, where after the race I jumped in the Gulf to cool off!"
Check our Turtle Trot event page to see our plans for the 12th Annual, May 13, 2017, and meet our 2016 sponsors!
An intimate experience with local ACMA artists sharing their original Americana/Acoustic songs and background stories. The concerts, at the Gazebo, are free with paid admission to the park and end with Lovers Key's fabulous sunset.
The April show will feature Bob Williams, Dan Philgreen, and Keith Parker.
The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs and the Friends of Lovers Key work together again to bring you the Lovers Key Nautical Flea Market & Boat Show.
This great event features exhibitors selling items for the boating and Florida lifestyle. Exhibitors will be selling items for the boating and Florida lifestyle, including nautical arts, crafts, clothing, fishing and cruising equipment, as well as boat dealers.
Fitzgerald’s will serve food. Royal Scoop will serve ice cream. The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs will sponsor a Beer Garden.
This unique 5k trail course takes runners through a shady maritime hammock ecosystem. It ends at the pavilion over looking the beach, where refreshments are served and awards are presented.
Visitor from Michigan
“The kayak tour was one of the best things we've ever done together. We learned so much, and experienced birds and sealife up close like never before.”
Join a park naturalist to learn a variety of tackle and fresh bait rigs, find out the best places to drop a line, and learn about the rules and regulations that pertain to game fishing in Southwest Florida. Due to limited space, reservations are required. Check the calendar for specific dates. Reservations are required. Call (239) 463-4588 to reserve your spot.
Join Park Naturalists to learn about marine species; seahorses, shrimp, young fish, and egg casings of all sorts inhabit the grasses, which attract larger fish, mollusks and crustaceans, and manatees, dolphins and rays. Guests will get wet as they venture into the estuary. Check the calendar for specific dates. Reservations are required. Call (239) 463-4588 to reserve your spot.
A special thank you goes to the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP) who sponsors this program.