11100 Gulfshore Drive, Naples Florida 34108
This southwest Florida recreation area is a narrow barrier island, separated from the mainland by mangrove swamps & tidal creeks. Visitors here enjoy fishing, swimming, picnicking, boating and canoeing. Picnic tables and grills are located behind the secondary dunes in the shade, with easy boardwalk access to over a mile of sugar sand beach. Bathhouses with changing stalls and outdoor showers are provided. The most popular fishing is found at Wiggins Pass, the only area along the park's beach where fishing is allowed, but a boat launch provides access to the back bays, Cocohatchee River and the Gulf of Mexico. A variety of ranger-hosted interpretive programs are offered; reservations for these activities are required. Located 6 miles south of Bonita Springs off CR901, off Hwy 41.
Other Florida State Parks nearby:
(Naples) Collier-Seminole State Park
(Boca Grande) Don Pedro Island State Recreation Area
(Boca Grande) Gasparilla Island State Recreation Area
06/19 Coming to The Naples area
Delray Beach Affair Delray Beach FL April5-7 The event takes place along the palm tree lined downtown streets of Delray Beach and stretches 12 city blocks from the Intracoastal to NW 2nd Avenue and two city parks. The Delray Affair has received numerous awards for its ‘eclectic’ mixture of fine art, great crafts and funky products from around the world.
Peace River Celtic Festival Punta Gorda FL April10 Our Festival is perpetually dedicated to the memory of David Parker, member of Elks Lodge 2606 and the founder of the Peace River Celtic Festival. David loved Celtic music, laughter, good friendship and good times! If you cherish these things as well, you'll want to be part of this special event!
Bike Night in Cape Coral Cape Coral FL April13 The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation is proud to bring you Cape Bike Night! Motorcycle enthusiasts can get together and listen to live bands, eat great food, and just have fun at this great event!
Vero Beach Hibiscus Festival Vero Beach FL April13 The Hibiscus Festival is a yearly celebration for the City of Vero Beach, to increase awareness of the historic downtown sector, raise funds for Main Street Vero Beach that work towards the preservation and growth of the area and encourages community participation from residents, organizations and businesses.
Sarasota Film Festival Sarasota FL April5-14 Held annually in Sarasota, FL., The Sarasota Film Festival emphasizes the best in cinema alongside exciting programs and events, with more than 180 films screened each year including features, documentaries, shorts, and kid-friendly picks.
BBnT Venice Shark's Tooth Festival Venice FL April12-14 The City of Venice, FL in Sarasota County has been named the "Shark's Tooth Capital of the World" because of the millions of shark teeth that wash up on their sandy white beaches. The Sharks Tooth Festival takes place each Spring against the back drop of Venice’s best shark tooth hunting beach, where fossil collectors from around the Southeast display and sell sharks teeth and other prehistoric fossils.