Lakes Regional Park, Fort Myers

4.8
#3 of 13 in Parks in Fort Myers
Pick your favorite activity and enjoy the outdoors at Lakes Regional Park. Amid its greenery and manmade lakes, you can see many species of birds, fish, and American alligators. Go for a relaxing lakeside walk or jog, or have a picnic at one of the shelters that are equipped with tables, grills, water and electricity. Outdoor fitness areas and play areas for children are available, as well as bike and boat rentals. One of the park's most popular attractions is the miniature train ride. Park access is free for pedestrians and cyclists, but parking requires a fee. Reserve shelters and pavilions ahead of time. Make Lakes Regional Park a centerpiece of your Fort Myers vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Fort Myers road trip planner.
Create an itinerary including Lakes Regional Park
map
Lakes Regional Park Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
1,177 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • We just loved this park! It’s clean and beautiful! We brought our grands who are 3 1/2 and 1 1/2 and they loved the play area. It’s large and well laid out with lots to climb on and slide down too. We...  more »
  • Family friendly Park with ample parking, walking trails, biking trails, bird watching and picnic facilities. There are many attractions for family fun, such as train rides, paddle boat, canoe and kaya...  more »
  • Park is lovely, family friendly and well maintained but they do not cater to dog owners which pretty much rules it out for a weekend destination for us. It's a shame since there aren't too many pet fr...  more »
Google
  • Nice park mild fever parking. You can also bicycle in then there's no fee. Have everything you would like for your children. Have a small train you can ride around the park in. They also rent bicycles and kayaks. Lots of wildlife if you go early. They have a nice train museum also.
  • Wonderful place for all types of people. Whether you are alone, on a date, with friends, or a giant family event. You're in the right place with so much to do, see, and enjoy. Bike, boat, etc. Rentals great prices. Great concessions and wondrous views. A great child's train and played. The list goes on.
  • A very nice community park. Many seasonal events. Cool off at the kids fountain water park or paddle around on a paddle boat. Rent a bike or Just walk. It's a beautiful place. Just pay a small fee for parking and enjoy. Go online for event information.
  • Kids love the huge, modern playground. 4 seater bikes are fun! Turtles in the lake. The 1/8 scale Christmas train is a wonderful ride and only $5 a ticket.
  • I come here often to take photos of wildlife. Nice clean and well maintained park. Play areas for the kids, decent walking paths, farmers market in the summer, and special events for the holidays.

Plan your trip to Fort Myers

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Fort Myers

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Fort Myers by other users

21 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND March, kids, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Fort Myers BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Southwest Gulf Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Fort Myers BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM SPAIN May, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Fort Myers BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 37 days in Florida BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA April, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 37 days in Florida BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA April, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Fort Myers BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Fort Myers BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, popular PREFERENCES: March, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Fort Myers BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Fort Myers BY A USER FROM CANADA March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans