» Punta Gorda, FL
Lots of activities and shopping here with Fort Myers, Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte close by.
Fort Myers: Fleamaster flea market, Edison-Ford Museum ($), Camping World, Manatee Park, Sanibel Island & Darling Wildlife Refuge (drive or bike). Punta Gorda: Gilchrist Park music jamming, Tuesday & Thursday starting about 5:30-8:30 bluegrass & oldies, dance; lots of biking along waterfront. Also, free shooting range at Webb WMA.
Webb/Babcock Wildlife Management Area
Cecil Webb WMA [Wildlife Management Area] Punta Gorda area, I-75, exit 158. Go east on Tuckers Grade for 0.2 mi. Turn right at entrance gate. – Fee – ($27 annual non-resident permit covers all WMA areas – If you are a senior AND a resident Florida, you do NOT need a permit. ALL OTHER campers should have a State of Florida Fish & Wildlife Recreation Permit, available from sporting goods stores and Wal-Mart (hunting & fishing counter) for $27. It’s good for one year. This year, even though there is not a charge for the campsite, RESERVATIONS NEED TO BE MADE ASAP AT https:/myfwc.com/recreation/lead/babcockwebb/things-to-do/camping/
Once at this website, the permit application can be found under the “Small Game Hunting Season” Book Now link. No fees, but you will get an email with a form that is to be displayed in your RV.
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