Home to a 7,271-acre wilderness preserve located in the mangrove forest, the preserve is a prime example of how this region looked before the arrival of the first European explorers. A limited number of visitors are allowed to visit the preserve each day by canoe. It is a 13.5-mile canoe trip through the preserve, which offers primitive camping for overnight stays. Campers wishing to camp overnight at the preserve must supply their own vessel. The park has 120 additional campsites.
GUIDED CANOE TRIPS at Collier-Seminole State Park - Day trips ($25 per person) are offered December 10th, 2015 – March 28th, 2016 every Thursday – Monday from 9:30AM-12:30PM. Moonlight Trips ($35 per person) are offered December 25th/26th, 2015, January 23rd/24th, 2016, and February 21st/22nd, 2016 from 7:30PM – 9:30PM. Step off the pavement, and paddle into the “Real Florida.” Experience an easy, enjoyable, and educational adventure on the Blackwater River. Space is limited, so call for reservations. Address: 20200 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34114. Phone: (239) 394-3397.
Antique Auto Show at Collier-Seminole State Park – Saturday, February 27th, 2016 from 10AM-2PM. Come experience an afternoon in the hammock within Florida’s Everglades. There will be several antique autos, live music, food, and various artisans for the entire family to enjoy. Admission to event is free with regular park entrance fee. Come hike one of our trails, or rent a canoe for just $5 per hour! Guided canoe trips are also available via reservation. Please contact the park for further information. Address: 20200 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34114. Phone: (239) 394-3397.
Star Gazing Party at Collier-Seminole State Park – December 12th, 2015 at 6:30PM, January 9th, 2016 at 7:00PM, and March 5th, 2016 at 7:30PM. Bring your chairs and enjoy a relaxing night under the stars at Collier-Seminole State Park. You will be viewing the night skies with The Everglades Astronomical Society. There will be an interpretive presentation followed by constellation tours, using telescopes to view stars, galaxies, planets, and nebulae. Come watch the night sky open up and amaze you. The Star Gazing Party can only be held if the weather is permitting. This event is free with regular park entrance fee. Please contact the park for f
rther information. Address: 20200 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34114. Phone: (239) 394-3397.