All Collier County property taxpayers and full-time residents are eligible to receive an annual permit to park at all City of Naples and Collier County beaches for free. City of Naples residents may obtain a free annual beach parking permit from City Hall at 735 8th Street South. Residents must provide proof of residency, specifically, a driver's license and original vehicle registration, both with the same name and address within the city limits. City beach parking permits are valid at all city and county beaches. Read more about beach parking permits, showers, meters here.
Naples Beach & Pier - No license needed to fish from this beautiful pier. There are showers & facilities located at the end of 12th Ave. south. Midway along the 1000-foot pier is a concession stand for snacks, drinks, beach supplies, and bait. View live cam.
Vanderbilt Beach Park is one of the most popular beach accesses, because it is in a prime location near upscale hotels and in the popular North Naples area. Vanderbilt Beach offers wide space for all visitors, gorgeous white sand surroundings, sea oats and restroom access.
Clam Pass Beach Park consists of 35 acres of mangrove forest, coastal dunes, and 3200 linear feet of beach on the Gulf of Mexico. The boardwalk is a destination itself for those adventurists who love a quiet nature walk.
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park boasts one of the most pristine stretch of beach in the world. Visitors arrive to this park to sunbathe, snorkel the reef, hike, bird-watch, fish, picnic, kayak, and search for seashells.
Lovers Key State Park is a truly enjoyable barrier island park. Activities and attractions for the whole family. Enjoy hiking, biking along the trails, shelling, kayaking, wildlife viewing, back bay fishing and fly fishing, snorkeling, and great bird viewing. The beach area is wide and long and never that crowded.
Bonita Springs Beaches
Bonita Beach Park - Beautiful beachfront park on the southern tip of Bonita Beach. You'll find restrooms, shelters with tables and grills, and a sand volleyball court. Parking is available for $2 per hour. Lee County Parking Stickers are not accepted at this park.
Barefoot Beach Preserve & Beach Access - Barefoot Beach Access is located 20 feet off Bonita Beach Road on Lely Barefoot Boulevard providing an open, peaceful location for sunbathers. Barefoot Beach Preserve Park is located just south of this access point. Just north is Bonita Beach Park, which has public restrooms, showers and concessions. You will anotice a lot of wildlife and sea life very near to the main Barefoot Beach Preserve Park site.
Dog Beach, located just north of Naples in Lee County, where you and your best friend will find the only beach in the area designated for dogs being off leash. This park does not have restrooms and instead has a portable toilet. Parking is free. Plan your trip accordingly since this area is a tidal flat and is subject to incoming and outgoing tides.