Accessibility Information

MEDIA ADVISORY - Cape Coral Increases Public Waterway Access

September 6, 2023

The City of Cape Coral has added five new freshwater canal access points to give residents more access to the waterways they live on.

Interim City Manager Michael Ilczyszyn is available for interviews on Thursday, September 7, at 3:30 p.m., at 1208 Academy Boulevard. Please RSVP to Kaitlyn Mullen at

City Council approved the funds for these new freshwater canal access points in the Fiscal Year 2023 budget. The new access points can be found in central Cape Coral at the following locations:

  • 802 SW 7th Terrace
  • 1208 Academy Boulevard
  • 1815 Surfside Boulevard
  • 845 Gleason Parkway
  • 720 SW 31st Terrace

Please click on the map for a list of boat ramps and canal access points.

The freshwater access points are on grass lots with a gravel or dirt ramp. Parking is minimal, and there are no public facilities on site. Boat trailer parking fees apply for all improved boat ramps. There are no parking fees to utilize canal access points. 

Freshwater Canal Access Point Map (2) - Copy