KORESHAN STATE HISTORIC SITE, FL

A view down the main promenade of the historic Koreshan settlement with it manicured lawns and buildings set in among the many native and exotic trees. A view into the sheet metal covered Large Machine Shop , housing the tools the Koreshan's used to build their settlement and the surrounding county.
The Estero River flows through the park into Estero Bay. On its banks, the remains of this unusual pioneer settlement are being preserved. Portions of the grounds have been restored to their appearance during the early years of the 20th century. Koreshan Unity Settlement Historic District...

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A view down the main promenade of the historic Koreshan settlement with it manicured lawns and buildings set in among the many native and exotic trees. A view into the sheet metal covered Large Machine Shop , housing the tools the Koreshan's used to build their settlement and the surrounding county. A view of the picnic area with a family enjoying a snack at a table in the shade of the trees while children play in the sun on the swings and slides. A view of visitors in three canoes paddling past the mangrove lined banks of the Estero River with large pine trees in the background under summer skies. A view of the Histroic Koreshan Settlement on Earth Day 2010, with visitors stopping by the many exhibitors tents present on the ground or sitting in the shade to listen  one of the bands on the covered stage.

Description

The Estero River flows through the park into Estero Bay. On its banks, the remains of this unusual pioneer settlement are being preserved. Portions of the grounds have been restored to their appearance during the early years of the 20th century. Koreshan Unity Settlement Historic District has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Picnic Area
  • Ada Accessible Restroom
  • Amphitheaters
  • Bank Fishing
  • Bbq Grill
  • Benches
  • Bike Riding
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Trailer Park Lot
  • Boating
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campground Host
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Dumpstation
  • Electric Hook Ups
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Guide
  • Flushing Toilet
  • Gatehouse
  • Grills
  • Historic Sites
  • Hot Showers
  • Information Station
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Kayaking
  • Laundry
  • Nature Trails
  • Nature Viewing Area
  • Overlook
  • Paved Roads
  • Pay Telephone
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Programs
  • Recycling Center
  • Restroom
  • River Access
  • Security Lights
  • Separate Tent Area
  • Showers
  • Site Pads
  • Swings
  • Table
  • Vending Machine
  • Volleyball
  • Water Faucets
  • Water Fountains
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Bait
  • Beach
  • Canoe Rental
  • Church Services
  • Convenience Store
  • Fishing Supplies
  • Golf
  • Grocery
  • Hospital
  • Medical Facility
  • Post Office
  • Propane And Cooking Stoves
  • Public Marina
  • Rent Bicycles
  • Restaurant
  • Sandy Beach
  • Swimming
Alerts and Important Information
The park gates close at sunset. If you plan to arrive late please contact the park prior to 5 PM on the day of your arrival.

Not all campsites have equal width and length, nor shade.

Pets are allowed in family camping areas overnight.

Koreshan is open from 8am to sunset 365 days a year. The Historic Settlement is open 8-5.
Pets are welcome overnight in all the camping parks. Pet rules apply. Domestic breeds of dogs, except guide or signal dogs or animals trained to assist individuals with a disability, cats, fur-bearing animals, birds and reptiles are not allowed in food-service areas, cabins or cabin areas, primitive campgrounds, beaches where bathing and swimming are permitted, either land and water portions, park buildings, playgrounds, and areas designated by park management. Captive wild species, whether native or non- native, and barnyard animals, except horses, are not allowed. Pets must be well behaved at all times and confined in the owner's camping unit during quiet hours. Unconfined pets may not be left unattended for more than 30 minutes and must be on a leash no more than 6 feet long. Please do not tie pets to park vegetation, natural or manmade structures or facilities. Pet owners must pick up after their pets and properly dispose of all droppings in trash receptacles. Pets are required to be vaccinated. Horse owners and users will be asked to show their certificate of a current negative Coggin's Test for all horses entering the park. A pet that is noisy, disturbing, intimidating or dangerous to other people or pets, or which damages park resources, will not be allowed to remain in the park. No one younger than 18 may camp overnight unless accompanied by a responsible adult, who will remain onsite for the period rented.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

KORESHAN STATE HISTORIC SITE
3800 Corkscrew Road
ESTERO  FL  33928

Phone Number:

Information:  (239)992-0311