CREW Flint Pen Strand Trails

CREW TRAILS ARE OPEN!

The Purple trail is open and connects the CREW Flint Pen Strand trails to the CREW Bird Rookery Swamp trail. Distance from the CREW Flint Pen Strand Main parking lot to CREW Bird Rookery Swamp trail is 3.1 miles; round trip is 6.2 miles. If you add the “loop” at CREW Bird Rookery Swamp, that is an additional 7.5 miles. Signs are posted at the intersection of the two trail systems for your reference.

Please continue to practice social distancing while visiting our CREW trails.

Physical Address: 15970 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

Hours: One hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset

Trails/Facilities: Free – donations appreciated, Open to public

Click to Download: CREW FPS Trail Map

Map created by CREW Trust volunteer Wendy Richardson

 Activities:

*There are private properties near the CREW Flint Pen Strand Hiking Trails. The public should remain on marked trails and not enter areas marked as private property.

From Fort Myers: From I-75 S, take exit 116 and turn east on Bonita Beach Road. Travel approximately 3.8 miles and turn left onto Vincent Road. The trail head and main parking lot are on the left. Continue further down Vincent Road and make your first right for the Pine parking lot. A third parking option may be reached by making an immediate right after turning left off of Bonita Beach Road. 

From Naples: From I-75 N, take exit 116 and turn east on Bonita Beach Road. Travel approximately 3.8 miles and turn left onto Vincent Road. The trail head and main parking lot are on the left. Continue further down Vincent Road and make your first right for the Pine parking lot. A third parking option may be reached by making an immediate right after turning left off of Bonita Beach Road.

What you need to know about the Purple Trail

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