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Lighthouse Beach & Fishing Pier

Located at the eastern tip of Sanibel Island, Lighthouse Park Beach & Fishing Pier is a family-friendly beach that is arguably the best spot for shelling. It's also home to Sanibel's historic functioning lighthouse, which was built in 1884. The lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is not open to the public. There is also a boardwalk nature trail that winds through native wetlands. 

The Lighthouse Park Beach & Fishing Pier features a bike rack, restrooms, an outdoor shower, free handicap parking, two RV parking spots, and picnic area. The beach is pet-friendly. 

Sanibel Island Lighthouse Beach ParkLighthouse Beach Park & Fishing Pier Details

Address: 1 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL

Hours: Open 24 hours

Cost: Parking is $5 per hour

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