• MustDo.com | Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park in Naples, Florida is a mile-long 166-acre park paradise for nature lovers that is separated from the mainland by tidal creeks and mangrove swamps. The park offers visitors the opportunity to swim, shell, scuba dive, kayak, or fish along more than 1 mile of unspoiled white sugar sand beach. Photo by Jennifer Brinkman.
  • MustDo.com | Sand Dollars, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park in Naples, Florida is a mile-long 166-acre park paradise for nature lovers that is separated from the mainland by tidal creeks and mangrove swamps. The park offers visitors the opportunity to swim, shell, scuba dive, kayak, or fish along more than 1 mile of unspoiled white sugar sand beach. Photo by Mary Carol Fitzgerald.

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Rated as one of the Best beaches in the U.S.

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park is a mile-long 166-acre park paradise for nature lovers that is separated from the mainland by tidal creeks and mangrove swamps. The park offers visitors the opportunity to swim, scuba dive, kayak or fish along more than 1 mile of unspoiled white sugar sand beach.

Fishing, Boating, and Water Activities

Designated fishing zone, boat ramp, observation tower, and one of the only hard-bottom reefs in the Naples area for snorkeling and scuba diving. Visitors can also rent a kayak and explore the unique ecosystem of Rookery Estuary. There is a concession offering beach chairs, umbrella’s and watersports equipment rentals including kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and canoes.

Catch a birds-eye view of Wiggins Pass from the tower located at the north end of the island. Park rangers conduct nature programs. Bring your binoculars and cameras; there will be plenty of opportunities to spot eagles, owls, ospreys, and other local wildlife. Read the Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park blog article here.

Concessions, Amenities, and Parking

There is easy access to the beach from six parking lots via a system of connecting trails and boardwalks. Amenities include grills, picnic areas, drinking fountains, bicycle racks, restrooms with wheelchair access, and outdoor showers. Beach wheelchairs are also available for reservation by the Park. Naples Beach Adventures also offers food, beverage, and ice cream treats for purchase.

Boat ramp fee is $5 plus tax. Admission is $4 per vehicle carrying one passenger, $6 per vehicle carrying 2-8 passengers; or $2 for pedestrian, bicyclists, or extra passenger.

These articles offer additional tips and information about things to do in Naples, Florida. Kids Beach Scavenger Hunt. Florida Sunshine Survival Tips.

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park is located at the intersection of 11th Avenue N. and Gulf Shore Drive in Naples, Florida.

Naples Beach Trolley!

CAT, Collier County Parks and Recreation, the Florida Department of Transportation and the Collier County Tourist Development Council offer transportation to the beach.

The Beach Trolley operates from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily Saturday, Feb. 4, through Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Visitors and residents can catch the trolley at the North Collier Regional Park Administration Building, 15000 Livingston Road, Naples, Florida 34109.

The trolley runs every 60 minutes and serves Vanderbilt Beach, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, and Conner Park. The fare to ride the Beach Trolley is $1.50 for a single ride, or you may use your CAT pass to hop on. You can use your CAT passes to ride beyond the beach and the park.

CAT passes may be purchased at the CAT transfer facility at the Collier County Government Center, 3355 Tamiami Trail E., Naples, Florida 34112; at the CAT facility located at 8300 Radio Road, Naples, Florida 34104; or at the North Collier Government Service Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive, Naples, Florida 34109.

Reduced fare information, click here. Change is not provided on the trolley. 

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