Otter Mound Preserve, Marco Island

3.2
#16 of 18 in Parks in Marco Island
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Otter Mound is located at 1831 Addison Court, Marco Island. The 2.45 acre preserve is located in southwestern Collier County in a residential area of Marco Island, known locally as the Indian Hills section. The preserve is maintained by Collier County.

The preserve is named for a previous resident, Ernest Otter a one-time owner who had occupied the property until 1997. Otter is credited for the unique whelk shell terraces that define the preserve’s signature man-made feature. The initial preserve was established with a 1.77 acre purchase in 2004 followed by an additional acquisition of .68 acres in 2007.
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  • A nice quiet stop for a busy vacation. Very educational about the flowers and plants on Marco Island.  more »
  • The trail is small but full of beautiful flowers and well kept vegetation miced withe shells . I was really looking for otters 😂but the signs and explanation of the area were really nice to...  more »
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  • A small preserve area in the middle of a neighborhood full of mansions. Got a kind of creepy vibe from the area. Not much to see in the preserve and it felt a bit like a maze.
  • Very interesting the shell mouth conserved around the basement of what was Mr Otter place...

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