Hiking Biking Touring

A Guide to Naples 2018


Hiking Biking Touring

Everglades Wonder Gardens

This iconic tourist attraction was originally established in 1936 with animal and botanical exhibits. Now a non-profit, today the Gardens are home to rescued birds and reptiles nestled among old growth plants and other wildlife wonders.

27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs 239-992-2591 www.evergladeswondergardens.com

Lovers Key State Park

One of four barrier islands making up this state park, Lovers Key and its waters are home to a haven of wildlife. Over 5 miles of multi-use trails, fishing, kayak tours, and beach access available.

8700 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach 239-463-4588 www.floridastateparks.org/park/Lovers-Key

Koreshan State Historic Site

Known as Koreshan Unity in the early 1900s, members of this colony created their own utopia. Today 11 historic structures and landscaped grounds remain. Explore, picnic, and kayak on the Estero River.

www.floridastateparks.org/park/Koreshan

Collier County Parks & Recreation

A complete list of all public parks owned and operated by Collier County and more information about special programs can be found on the Parks & Recreation division’s website.

239-252-4000 www.colliergov.net

Collier Seminole National Park

This 7,271-acre state park includes parts of one of the largest mangrove swamps in the world. See wide varieties of wildlife and vegetation. Hike trails, bike, canoe on the Blackwater River
or camp in natural surroundings.

20200 Tamiami Trail E, Naples 239-394-3397 www.floridastateparks.org/park/Collier-Seminole

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

View wildlife, native flowers, rare 500-year-old bald cypress trees, and more from a 2.25-mile round-trip boardwalk. Managed by the National Audubon Society.

375 Sanctuary Rd W, Naples 239-348-9151 www.corkscrew.audubon.org

Delnor Wiggins State Park

This special stretch of coastline has been left untamed, set away from the development surrounding most other local beaches.
A nature trail leads to an observation tower on the north end.

11135 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples 239- 597-6196 www.floridastateparks.org/park/Delnor-Wiggins