Experience the wild side of Naples

Whether you bicycle through Cambier Park, picnic at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary or walk the Coastal Prairie Trail at Everglades National Park, Naples nature will not disappoint.

Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge

The Ten Thousand Islands are a chain of islands and mangrove islets off the coast of southwest Florida, between Cape Romano (at the southern end of Marco Island) and the mouth of Lostman’s River. Some of the islands are high spots on a submergent coastline. Others were produced by mangroves growing on oyster bars. Despite
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Rookery Bay

WELCOME TO ROOKERY BAY RESEARCH RESERVE Located at the northern end of the Ten Thousand Islands on the gulf coast of Florida, the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve represents one of the few remaining undisturbed mangrove estuaries in North America. The Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is managed by the Florida Department of
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Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

WELCOME TO THE NAPLES ZOO If you’re a parent, then you know all about drool and runny noses. But you’ve probably never experienced it like you will at Naples Zoo. Get ready for an exciting, up close adventure that will be remembered by both you and your kids for a lifetime as you feed giraffes,
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Naples Botanical Garden

WELCOME TO THE NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN Vacationing in Naples Florida is such a happy and blissful time. While staying in your vacation home you have lots of attractions to choose from. Of these, Naples Botanical Garden is a must see! Once home to a strip mall and parking lot, Naples Botanical Garden has gone above
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Everglades National Park

You want extraordinary, educational and exciting; I give you the third largest national park in the continental U.S. – Everglades National Park. With over 1.5 million acres of water habitats filled with birds, reptiles and mammals, this promises to be an adventure of your dreams. The Everglades is a sub-tropical wilderness reserve with a wide
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Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

WELCOME TO DELNOR-WIGGINS This popular destination boasts one of the most pristine stretch of beach in the world. Every day, this tropical beach paradise beckons visitors to partake in vast peaceful views of the Gulf of Mexico, and experience the many shorebirds and wildlife that gather here every year. Visitors arrive to this park to
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CREW Land & Water Trust

WELCOME TO CREW LAND & WATER TRUST For most people who come to visit Naples, they think about the lovely beaches, the luxurious opportunities for the traveler and local alike, the great fishing, and the fact that it is becoming a great urban escape destination. However, they seem to forget one of the most significant
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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

WELCOME TO CORKSCREW SWAMP SANCTUARY Officially established in the 1950s by the Audubon Society, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is one of the most unique, arguably the most unique place related to the Audubon Society in the United States. What makes it unique is the fact that it is the only privately owned park that belongs to
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Conservancy of Southwest Florida

WELCOME TO THE CONSERVANCY The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is a leading environmental conservation organization dedicated to protecting the water, land and wildlife which make our home such a special place. As the population in Southwest Florida grows, so do the demands we place on our unique, natural resources. For more than 50 years the
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Collier-Seminole State Park

To get the best of everything, try blending it. That’s what Collier-Seminole State Park is: a blend. It’s a blend of land and water, fresh water and salt water, tropical and temperate vegetation, part Great Mangrove Swamp and part Big Cypress Swamp. It’s a blend of recreation and tourism and preserve and reservation. This blend
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Bird Gardens of Naples

WELCOME TO THE BIRD GARDENS OF NAPLES The Bird Gardens of Naples is a nonprofit organization whose sole concern is parrot welfare in captivity and conservation of wild parrots. We are an outreach and placement program which places into safe custody, parrots which are abandoned, abused, or in need of a home for any reason.
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