Things To Do in Naples Florida – Part 3

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Park in Naples Florida
Park in Naples Florida

Things to do in Naples Florida – You’ll find numerous parks in Naples Florida which present the unspoiled natural environment in nearby Collier County.

Collier County options two National Parks, Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve in addition to a lot of state theme parks, and local parks. Naples Florida also is home to some sort of water recreation area and also a skate park both offering great activities for your family.The parks in Naples and also surrounding Collier County are perfect for watching birds and other wild animals, and enjoying excellent outdoor recreation including canoeing,nature photography, boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking and more.

 

PARKS IN NAPLES FLORIDA

NORTH COLLIER REGIONAL PARK
LOCATION: 15000 Livingston Rd., Naples, FL 34119
HOURS: 6am to 10pm Monday through Sunday
PHONE: 239-252-4000
FACILITIES INCLUDE: 8 tournament soccer fields, 5 tournament softball fields, Sun-N-Fun Lagoon Water Park, RecPlex Fitness Complex, Calusa fossil dig play area for children, Interactive playground, Exhibit Hall, Park Ranger tours and education

North Collier Regional Park is a prime location for adults and children to gather and enjoy beautiful year round Naples Weather. The park includes a state-of-the-art water park called Sun-N-Fun Lagoon, the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (scheduled to open in February 2012) in addition to several tournament fields.

FREEDOM PARK
LOCATION: 1515 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples Florida
HOURS: 8am to Dusk  Monday through Sunday
PHONE: 239-252-4000
FACILITIES INCLUDE: 5-acre lake with approximately 3500 feet of boardwalk, 2500 square-foot education facility with restrooms, six lookout pavilions, water fountains, information signage and walking trails

Collier County’s newest park is sits on 50 acres in the City of Naples. The gorgeous wooden, half mile boardwalk is built over a natural wetland. Great place to take photographs of nature and many bird species to be found.

Freedom Park is named after a main attraction of the park, the Freedom Memorial. The memorial is in the process of being constructed by way of public donations, and is a tribute to the many lives lost on 9-11 and the heroes of past and present wars.

FLEISCHMANN PARK
LOCATION: 1200 Fleischmann Boulevard, Naples Florida
PHONE: 239-434-4692
FACILITIES INCLUDE: Meeting room, game room, restrooms, 8 lighted racquetball courts, lighted baseball field, lighted softball field, lighted Little League field, lighted volleyball courts, 2 lighted basketball courts, lighted football/soccer field, lighted tot lot, 2 picnic shelters, open play area and parking.

LOWDERMILK PARK
LOCATION: Banyan Boulevard and Gulf Shore Boulevard, Naples Florida
PHONE: 239-213-3029
FACILITIES INCLUDE: Parking, restrooms, showers, pavilion, picnic tables and concessions.

PELICAN BAY COMMUNITY PARK
LOCATION: Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples Florida
PHONE: 239-353-0404
HOURS: 8am to 10pm Monday – Sunday
FACILITIES INCLUDE: 8 lighted clay tennis courts, 4 lighted racquetball courts, 2 bocci courts, basketball court, lighted children’s play area, softball field, soccer field, trail system and lake.

VETERANS COMMUNITY PARK
LOCATION: 1900 Immokalee Road, Naples Florida
PHONE: 239-566-2367
HOURS: 8am to 10pm Monday – Sunday
FACILITIES INCLUDE: Community center, 3 lighted softball fields, 1 lighted baseball field, lighted basketball and volleyball courts, 4 lighted tennis courts, 4 lighted racquetball courts, 2 tot lots, 1 lighted soccer/football field, picnic area, and 2 sand volleyball courts.

VINEYARDS COMMUNITY PARK
LOCATION: 6231 Arbor Boulevard, Naples Florida
PHONE: 239-353-9669
HOURS: 8am to 10pm Monday – Sunday
FACILITIES INCLUDE: Community Center, 2 lighted softball fields, 4 soccer fields (3 lighted), 4 lighted comfort cushioned tennis courts, 2 lighted basketball courts, 6 lighted shuffle board courts, 2 lighted racquetball courts, 2 sand volleyball courts, 2 horse shoe pits, trail, 4 picnic shelters and amphitheater.

CAMBIER PARK
LOCATION: 775 8th Avenue South, Naples Florida
FACILITIES INCLUDE: Bandshell, tennis courts, shuffleboard, horseshoe courts, softball fields, indoor meeting facility, restrooms.

 

SKATE PARKS IN NAPLES FLORIDA

VELOCITY SKATE PARK
LOCATION: 3500 Thomasson Drive, Naples Florida 34112
PHONE: 239-353-9669
HOURS: Skating Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 4pm to 9pm; Saturday 1pm to 5pm; Sunday 1pm to 9pm.
Freestyle Bike Hours: Wednesday 4pm to 9pm and
Saturday 5pm to 9pm
FACILITIES INCLUDE: Bowl, 3-foot Half Pipe, 8-foot Half Pipe, 10-foot Half Pipe with extension to 15-feet, Quarter Pipe transfer to 10-foot half pipe, Quarter Pipe transfer to a 9-foot Flat Bank, 9-foot Hipe Transfer, 9-foot Spine, 9-foot Flat Bank, 6-foot Elbow Quarter Pipe, Two 3-foot high Box Grinds, Table top with Grind Rail (2ft by 10 ft), 5-foot Box Jump, Two 4 ft by 3 ft Pyramids, Three Grind Rails

Velocity is the place to be if you love to rollerblade or skateboard. At Velocity, kids are able to roll to music, interact with friends and learn new skills. Home Depot assisted with remodeling this entire skate park in 2005, which is one of two skate parks that Collier County owns and operates.

WHEELS SKATE PARK
LOCATION: 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples Florida
PHONE: 239-252-4180
HOURS: Skating Hours: Monday through Friday 3pm to 8pm; Saturday 1pm to 9pm; Sunday 1pm to 6pm (Family Days for skateboarding and BMX).
BMX Track Hours: Monday through Wednesday 3pm to 6pm; Friday is NBL Race Nights; Saturday 1pm to 9pm; Sunday 1pm to 6pm.
FACILITIES INCLUDE: 2 meeting rooms, a game room, a Skate & BMX Pro-shop, rest rooms, band shell, a skate park, a National Bicycle League (NBL) sanctioned BMX track.

Wheels Skate and BMX Park showcases dozens of competitions throughout the year for both children and adults. The skate park offers a dynamic flow to skaters of all ages.

Skate Parks in Naples Florida
Skate Parks in Naples Florida

 

WATER PARK IN NAPLES FLORIDA

SUN-N-FUN LAGOON WATER PARK
LOCATION: 15000 Livingston Road, Naples Florida
PHONE: 239-252-4021
HOURS: Changes frequently. Call 239-252-4021 for hours
FACILITIES INCLUDE: Water dumping buckets, water pistols, four pools including a family pool, Tadpole pool for Children 6 and under, Turtle Cove for kids 5 to 12, a lap/diving pool, a lazy river, water tower with five water slides.

Sun-N-Fun Lagoon is a water park located inside the North Collier Regional Park, a large athletic complex for soccer and softball. The water parks interactive water features includes a water tower with five fantastic water slides

Water Parks in Naples Florida
Water Parks in Naples Florida

 

NATIONAL PARKS NEAR NAPLES FLORIDA

BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE
LOCATION: 33100 East Tamiami Trail, Ochopee Florida 34141
PHONE: 239-695-2000

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
LOCATION: 815 Oyster Bar Lane, Everglades City Florida 34139
PHONE: 239-695-3311

Big Cypress National Preserve
Big Cypress National Preserve

NEXT…Please see Things to do in Naples Florida – Part 4

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