Boating & Fishing

Naples Florida boating areas, water way and boating information. Information Courtesy of: Collier County Parks and Recreation.


Bayview Park

Bayview Park’s 4 acres are located at the end of Danford Street off Thomasson Drive. Enjoy the million-dollar views of Naples Bay, a waterway shared by the homes in downtown Naples’ Port Royal.

Telephoen: (239) 254-4000

Location: 1301 Gulf Shore Blvd N., Naples, FL 34102


Caxambas Park

Caxambas Park is a beautiful water access point located on upscale Marco Island. This public boat access point includes a 4 acre park, ample parking, concessions for sale from sunscreen to food and allows easy access to the northern Ten Thousand Islands or Gulf of Mexico.

Telephone: (239) 642-0004

Location: End of South Collier Boulevard on Marco Island End of South Collier Boulevard on Marco Island


Cocohatchee River Park

Cocohatchee River Park is a 7 acre property on Vanderbilt Drive located between 111th Avenue (Immokalee Road) and Bonita Beach Road.

Phone: (239) 591-8596

Location: Vanderbilt Drive between 111th Ave. & Bonita Beach Rd


Collier Boulevard Boating Park

The public water access point located on Collier Boulevard just north of the Marco Island bridge is one of the most popular in Collier County. The access has ample boating parking, but does tend to become crowded during season (Jan – April). Parks & Recreation recommends arriving early during season.

Telephone: (239) 353-0404

Location: Collier Blvd. north of Marco


Ding Darling National Refuge

Tarpon Bay Explorers is the concessionaire at the J N. Ding Darling National Refuge.

Rent bikes, canoes, kayaks, pontoon boats, motorized canoes with trolling motors, fishing equipment. Purchase bait and fishing licenses there. Book a charter fishing trip. They have kayak & canoe tours, nature & sea life cruises, guided nature tours, and more.

Telephone: 239.472.8900

Location: 900 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel Island, FL 33957