Nature Walks

Florida Nature Walks

Naples Marco Island SWFL Collier County Nature Tours – FL Natural Attractions

Get outside and enjoy. Take a Florida Nature Walk right here in Collier County. There’s an abundance of hiking paths and nature walks that provide an opportunity to witness Florida wildlife, history, and nature. The Naples – Marco Island area is surrounded by a richness of unique natural worlds to explore and enjoy. We found several Florida Nature Walks all within a relatively short drive off the Island. Get to know the “real” Florida in Collier County. Visit the websites below for Florida Nature Tour information and prices. Thank you for mentioning “I found you online in Marco Island Living”.  Ask us about South Florida Nature Walks or feature your business, contact us.

Everglades Nature Walks: SW Florida Vacations

Go Cats on the Water
Go Cats On The Water 2200 Tamiami Trail E, Collier Seminole State Park, Naples, FL | 239-748-4099
Marco and Naples Most Exciting Boat Tour. Explore the backwater and mangroves for an unforgettable adventure in Southwest Florida. Everglades Backwater Sightseeing Eco-Tours in our safe, and easy to drive boats. Choose a 75 minute or a 2.5 hour tour. Our custom Go-Cat boats are fun for all ages and can easily be operated by both younger adults and seniors. Kayak, and Canoe rentals now available.
GoCatsOnTheWater.com - Naples, FL


Avi's Water Sports Jet Ski Adventure Tours Marco Island Florida Attraction
Avi's Water Sports Jet Ski Adventure Tours, Caxambas Park, 909 Collier Ct., Marco Island, FL 34145 | 239-777-9873

Avi's is a family-owned business that offers some of the most exciting dolphin jet ski tours and jet ski rental adventures on Marco Island. You are invited to take an exciting journey with Avi "The Dolphin Whisperer" and take home a complimentary flash drive of photos from your adventure. Bring the family and make lasting memories. Contact us to book your dolphin Jet Ski tour.
Avi's Water Sports & Jet Ski Adventure Tours - Marco Island, FL


Naples Bicycle Tours Naples Florida
Naples Bicycle Tours, Naples, FL 34113 | 239-580-7960

Naples Bicycle Tours provides a unique opportunity for visitors and residents to experience Marco Island, the Natural Florida Everglades, and Historic Old Naples up close and personal, on a bicycle. All bike tours include everything needed for an amazing bicycling adventure: custom-fit cycle, helmet, drinks, snacks, and a certified FL naturalist guide.
Naples Bicycle Tours - Naples, FL


Marco Island Princess Dinner Sunset Sightseeing Tours
Marco Island Princess / Sunshine Tours, Rose Marina, 951 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island FL 34145 | 239-642-5415
The Marco Island Princess is a 90' luxury yacht offering daily Sightseeing, Lunch and Sunset Dinner Cruises. All of our delicious meals are prepared fresh on board for your enjoyment. Our professional and friendly crew will attend to your every need. Two full service cash bars serving up all of your favorite drinks! Also available for Weddings and Private Charters. Marco Island's most unique dining experience!
Visit The Marco Island Princess - Marco Island, FL


Sunshine Tours Marco Island
Sunshine Tours and Fishing Charters, Rose Marina, 951 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island, FL | 239-642-5415
Sunshine Tours. Fish the 10,000 islands, the best in Offshore, Back Water, Off Shore, and Near Coastal Fishing Charters. We know where the fish are. Also offering Marco Island Shelling Trips, and Sightseeing aboard one of our four fishing boats. Since 1984, Sunshine Tours has provided unsurpassed fishing charters, and on-the-water experiences for locals and visitors alike. Shared and private charters available. Contact us to book your Marco Island fishing charter.
Sunshine Tours & Charters - Marco Island, FL


Boathouse Motel, House & Condo Rentals
The Boat House Waterfront Motel - 1180 Edington Place Marco Island, Florida 34145 | 239-642-2400
Welcome to the Boathouse Motel, Gazebo House and Oceanview Condo - Marco Island's best kept secret and you hideaway in southwest Florida. The Boathouse is committed to preserving the charm of "Olde Marco". Enjoy island fun and feel right at home watching the dolphin, casting a line or just relaxing and enjoying the view. Stay a day, a week or a month. Some pet friendly rooms are available. Check our website for details, rates and specials.
Visit The Boat House Motel - Marco Island, FL


JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort
JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, 400 South Collier Boulevard, Marco Island, FL 34145

A top-rated beachfront resort with 12 on premises restaurants. Situated along three miles of pristine private beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, our hotel on the beach in Marco Island, Florida.
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Regency Marco Island Beach Resort
Hilton Grand Vacations ~ Club Regency Marco Island RCI Gold Crown Resort Suites, 500 S. Collier Boulevard, Marco Island, FL 34145

Spectacular Gulf Sunsets, Beachfront Resort with a spacious two-bedroom villas. Ideal for one week or longer stays. Club Regency is staffed by a team of trained on-site personnel. The resort is professionally managed by Hilton Grand Vacations Company.
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Naples Ritz Carlton Tiburton Golf Resort
Naples Ritz Carlton Tiburon Golf Resort, 2600 Tiburon Drive, Naples, FL 34109

A beautiful pet-friendly resort with sensational golfing and amenities. 4-star, 5-diamond resort features 2 championship golf courses, 3 award-winning restaurants. With bicycle tours and organized nature walks, this Naples, Florida, golf resort offers visitors a peaceful escape to luxury.
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Marriott Crystal Shores Vacation Rentals
Marriott Crystal Shores Vacation Rentals, 600 S. Collier Boulevard, Marco Island, FL 34145

Comfortable, beautiful, condo resort, two restaurants, three outdoor pools, on Marco Island beach.
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Naples Grande Beach Resort
Naples Grande Beach Resort, 475 Seagate Drive, Pelican Bay, Naples, FL 34103

Gulf of Mexico views, 3 outdoor swimming pools, a fitness center, and free WiFi access. Naples Grande Beach Resort is located on 23 waterfront acres of Florida's Paradise Coast in Naples, Florida. Every accommodation features its own private balcony as well as a flat-screen TV, small refrigerator, and tea and coffee-making facilities. An excellent choice for couples.
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staybridgesuitesnaples
Staybridge Suites, 9401 Triangle Blvd., Naples, FL 34113

Staybridge Suites - Naples - Marco Island, is an IHG Hotel. This comfortable hotel is ideal for longer term stays. Staybridge Suites has an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, a shared lounge and bar in Naples. This 3-star hotel features free WiFi and barbecue facilities. The property is non-smoking throughout and is located 8.1 miles from Tin City. Pet Friendly.
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Follow the links below for nature walks in Collier County, the South Florida Everglades, and Seminole State Forest.

Exploring Collier County, FL: A Nature Lover’s Guide to Walks, Trails, and Outdoor Recreation Areas



Collier County, Florida, is a hidden gem for nature enthusiasts seeking breathtaking landscapes, diverse ecosystems, and exciting outdoor adventures. Nestled in the southwestern part of the state, Collier County offers a plethora of nature walks, trails, and outdoor recreation areas that cater to hikers of all skill levels. Let’s explore some of the top spots in Collier County where you can immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, get some exercise, and rejuvenate your spirit.

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park:
Located on a barrier island, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park boasts pristine beaches, scenic dunes, and nature trails that meander through coastal hammocks and mangrove swamps. Hiking enthusiasts can enjoy the one-mile nature trail, which provides an up-close look at the diverse flora and fauna of the area. The park also offers opportunities for swimming, fishing, bird-watching, and picnicking.

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary:
Home to the largest old-growth bald cypress forest in North America, the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is a must-visit destination for nature lovers and birdwatchers. The sanctuary features a 2.25-mile boardwalk trail that winds through the heart of the swamp, offering a chance to observe a rich variety of wildlife, including alligators, otters, wading birds, and elusive painted buntings. Visitors can also explore the Blair Audubon Center and enjoy educational programs and exhibits.

Briggs Nature Center:
Situated within the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the Briggs Nature Center is an idyllic destination for those seeking tranquility and natural beauty. The center offers interpretive nature trails, including the 1.5-mile Shell Island Road Trail, where visitors can admire mangrove forests, coastal hammocks, and diverse bird species. Along the way, informative signage provides insights into the area’s unique ecosystems and wildlife.

CREW Land & Water Trust:
The Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Land & Water Trust is a vast conservation area spanning over 60,000 acres. It features a network of trails that wind through pine flatwoods, marshes, and oak hammocks. With over 20 miles of interconnected trails, hikers can choose from various routes suited to their preferences and fitness levels. The CREW Bird Rookery Swamp Trail, in particular, offers a fantastic opportunity for birdwatching and observing native wildlife.

Everglades National Park:
While not within Collier County borders, the iconic Everglades National Park is a short drive away and a must-visit for nature enthusiasts. This vast wetland ecosystem is teeming with unique flora and fauna, including alligators, manatees, and a wide array of bird species. Numerous hiking trails, such as the Anhinga Trail and Gumbo Limbo Trail, allow visitors to explore the park’s diverse habitats and learn about the importance of wetland preservation.

Collier County, Florida, offers an abundance of nature walks, trails, and outdoor recreation areas that cater to both casual strollers and avid hikers. Whether you’re seeking pristine beaches, scenic swamps, or diverse wildlife, Collier County has it all. From the coastal beauty of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park to the enchanting Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and the vast wilderness of the CREW Land & Water Trust, each destination offers a unique experience for nature enthusiasts. So lace up your hiking boots, pack your camera, and embark on an unforgettable journey through the natural wonders of Collier County.

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