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Hickey Creek Wildlife and Environmental Area

Things to Do

Enjoy fishing, wildlife viewing, hiking and paddling a tributary of the Caloosahatchee River.


On this Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail site look for the rare Florida scrub-jay and other species.

Habitat and Management

Managed in cooperation with Lee County, the WEA is east of Ft. Myers and is the county’s largest regional park.


The site’s long history includes cattle grazing, timbering and citrus production.

Planning Your Visit

The WEA is located on S.R. 80, about nine miles east of I-75; three miles east of Alva.

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