Estero Bay Preserve State Park

Took a walk through the scrub. All photos/videos with iPhone 8+.

 
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Start

The start of the Orange (Gopher Tortoise) Loop Trail

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Power

Not the most scenic beginning to a trail.

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Fire

Signs of fire damage.

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Wind

Evidence of Hurricane Irma's visit.

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Sand

As the Blue (Estero River) trail nears the river it changes from grass to sand

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River

View of the Estero River. I would have stopped here and relaxed but someone had beat me to the spot and neither of us seemed to be in the mood for company.

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Rest?

If you're looking for a bench fully exposed to South Florida's punishing sun, this may just be the park for you!

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Air

Because of the proximity to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), you will certainly see and hear airplanes.

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Decay

A cool tree on the Yellow (Fiddler Crab) Loop trail.

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Life

Namesake of the Fiddler Crab Trail

A short video showing the hundreds of fiddler crabs that covered the ground.