San Carlos Bay & Bunche Beach Preserve is a great place to view the many species of birds and fauna native to Southwest Florida. The preserve includes over 719-acres of beach and wetland. Activities include bird watching, swimming, photography, walking, wading, paddling, viewing wildlife, fishing and educational activities. San Carlos Bay & Bunche Beach Preserve is a great place to learn about Southwest Florida’s biological diversity.

Bunche Beach Preseve is a designated Great Florida Birding Trail site. For more information, maps and guides please visit the Great Florida Birding Trail .

The parking lot is open dawn to dusk and costs $1.00 per hour.

Notice: A Saltwater Fishing License is required to saltwater fish from shore. There is no fee for Florida residents.

 

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