Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center; An Environmental Education, Research, and Recreational Facility; Alligator Creek Preserve

Informational Sign

     The preserve is located at 10941 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda, Florida. It is adjacent to the 40,000 Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park.  The CHEC and Alligator Creek Preserve is located on land leased from the State of Florida.  The Preserve includes 4 trails.

Boardwalk

Swampy Land

Same as above

Caniff Welcome Center

     Located on the property is the Caniff  Welcome Center.  This is opened to the public  from October to April. It is located at the end of a boardwalk.It is an all wood structure on stilts.  It has a wrap around deck. Inside has a small live animal exhibit including Henry a Ball Python, Izra a Skink, Isaac a Red Rat Snake, Daisy  a Russian tortoise, and Elon a Razorback Musk Tortoise.

 Caniff Welcome Center

Caniff Welcome Center

Wild life

Trail Signage Flatwood Trail and Three Lakes Trail

Trail Signage Three Lakes Trail

Trail


Trail


Trail


Pond


Same as above


Boardwalk

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