Gator Shack Restaurant

The food speaks for itself!
Summer Hours:
11A - 3P

Directions to the Ranch

From Interstate 75 in Punta Gorda, head north on US 17 for 1.3 miles to the turnoff for CR 74. Follow CR 74 for 14.8 miles deep into the heart of Florida’s ranch land. At the intersection with SR 31, turn right. Continue 6.1 miles south on SR 31 through Babcock Ranch. Turn left and follow the entrance road through the ranch for 2.4 miles to the parking area. Turn right and park in the parking area, as far to the end on the right as you can to access the trail system.

Babcock Ranch
Eco Tours

Tour the historic Babcock Ranch and see the Telegraph Swamp, alligators, snakes,  tropical birds and so much more! Taste our excellent food at the Gator Shack and get your souvenirs from our gift shop!
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