Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center

The 21-acre Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center has completed $20 million of renovations. Site #69 on the “Great Florida Birding Trail.” In addition to the new entrance, Smith Preserve Way, just south of the Naples Zoo off Goodlette-Frank Rd., new features include the Dalton Discovery Center, von Arx Wildlife Hospital nursery viewing area, Windfeldt Shorebird Pool, Shotwell Wavering Filter Marsh, Christopher B. Smith Preserve, Eaton Conservation Hall with Jeannie Meg Smith Theater, electric boat rides up the Gordon River from the Allyn Family Dock and Lagoon, and Ferguson Learning Lab. Open Mon. – Sat., 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. $12.95 Adults; $8.95 Ages 3-12. 1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples, FL 34102. 239-262-0304.



Baby-changing station, Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Multilingual Staff, Parking, Restrooms, Vending machines

Average Visit Time

2 - 3 hours

Business Type


Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, Handicapped Parking, Ramps, Wheelchair-friendly

Guest Information

Children Allowed, Family Friendly

Hours of Operation

Dates closed: Some major holidays.Check website., Open Year-Round