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Hickey Creek - Planning Your Visit

Two white paw-paw flowers with palmetto fronds in background. Photo credit: Annisa Karim/Lee County Parks and Recreation

Photo credit: Annisa Karim

This site has open, scrubby flatwoods, hiking trails and lush hardwoods along the creek. Managed in cooperation with Lee County Department of Parks and Recreation; hourly or daily parking fees apply. Public access is limited to hours of 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily.

Oaks, palms and ferns line the narrow Hickey Creek, where amenities include a canoe/kayak landing, fishing deck, two picnic areas, two marsh boardwalks and five miles of hiking trails. There is an ADA accessible trail to Hickey's Creek and to the amphitheater.

  • Get directions to Hickey Creek Wildlife and Environmental Area
  • Pets are not permitted.
  • Restrooms are available.
  • Vehicles and bicycles are not permitted on trails.
  • No daily-use permit required. County parking fees apply.
  • Hunting is not allowed.
  • To fish you must possess the appropriate license and permit.
  • During scheduled hunt days, all visitors are encouraged to wear a daylight fluorescent orange shirt, vest, jacket and/or hat.