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Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve: Free, wild & five minutes off I-75

Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve: Free, wild & five minutes off I-75

Next time you travel Florida’s west coast on I-75, take a five minutes detour in Fort Myers to discover a magnificent slice of old Florida – a 1.2 mile boardwalk through an unspoiled cypress swamp called Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve.

A family explores Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, Fort Myers.

Florida’s best boardwalks provide easy access for all

Boardwalks allow everyone to explore Florida’s natural beauty, including people in wheelchairs and families with strollers. Here are a dozen of our favorite boardwalks in South Florida.

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Birds hold court at Wakodahatchee Preserve & Green Cay

DELRAY BEACH — Amid a sea of subdivisions, you’ll find a pair of man-made wetlands where you will encounter extraordinary wildlife viewing from strategically placed boardwalks — wildlife preserves that are especially lively during the fall and spring bird migrations.