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Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area

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Address: Punta Gorda, FL
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My review is for the shooting range only

It was kind of hard to figure out the first time I went, but there is a little station that you stop at and put money in an envelope and then put the stub in your windshield. I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
JhonB
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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was kind of hard to figure out the first time I went, but there is a little station that you stop at and put money in an envelope and then put the stub in your windshield. I think it is 3 bucks a person and then there is a discount price for a car full. The fee is to... More 

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Thank JhonB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped to check out the bird watching. Depending on the time of day a variety of birds may be sighted. Public camping in designated areas. No hook ups. Public restrooms are pit type but very clean. Fishing permitted with FL license. No gasoline powered watercraft permitted. Firing range on site. Paved road around the East side of the lake with... More 

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Thank Barb W
Sussex, England
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281 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This area is excellent for birdwatching. You pay at a machine to enter the area and then can drive around the roads/tracks looking for wildlife. We always love our time spent here.

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Thank Bob-a-JobSussex
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We went to Babcock-Webb to go birding and take a drive. The woman at the gate was very friendly and helpful. She gave us some ideas where to go as well as a map. The place is huge with lots of roads to explore. It turned out we showed up on a long weekend during hunting season. There were swamp... More 

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Thank Chilkootcha
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Went shooting with my family for the weekend. We felt extremely safe with the management there, in fact it seemed like extra safety precautions were taken. Great way to spend an afternoon with the family if you like to shoot.

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Thank Carly G
ohio,usa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is without a doubt one of the worst public shooting ranges I have ever visited. (and dangerous).1 RO for over 100 shooters. 1/2 dozen using one shooting lane. Full automatics. Empty cases by the hundreds all over the floor. No waiting order. Arguments as to who is next for a lane. Shooters went into a lane and no cold... More 

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Thank randeye100
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Went shooting with Son-in-Law and Granddaughter. Wonderful experience! The range is well managed, no fooling around tolerated for safety. We shot at the 100 yd rifle range, sighting in new weapons. If you are new to rifle shooting, bring ear plugs, protective eyewear AND earmuffs. You supply targets, so bring them and a stapler! The shooting benches are under cover... More 

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Thank Sonny T
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We go as often as possible. Nice range. Great price! Rangers are always helpful, knowlegable & patient.

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Thank justbeachy777
Venice, Florida, United States
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70 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Its time,we are getting a bit of chance to shoot without the long lines of winter. The place is great to spend a few hours and use the 200 rifle or 20 yard pistol range. Just off Tuckers Grade road its a beautiful drive [for Florida] and for a low price I think its 3 bucks a person or 6... More 

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Thank Boyd B
Cape Coral, Florida
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9 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

We had really looked forward to this trip . We are keen photographers and birders and were especially looking forward to seeing the various woodpeckers. Firstly when we arrived there were no staff around. We paid money into honesty box and collected a map. We drove around stopping every so often to walk a little and search out birds. All... More 

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