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Collier Seminole State Park

20200 Tamiami Trl E, Naples, FL 34114-8518
+1 239-394-3397
Review Highlights
Good launching point for a canoe adventure.

Casual and easy place to launch a canoe, kayak or paddleboard. Bring lots of bug spray and fresh... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andy R
Apart from the campsite everything closed

Because of hurrican Irma damage and roosting eagles every walk is closed. The park ranger allowed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fred W
Doorn, Netherlands
via mobile
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This 7,271 acre state park lies partly within the great mangrove swamp of southern Florida, one of the largest mangrove swamps in the world. A wide variety of wildlife, including several imperiled species, inhabits this unusual blend of temperate and tropical native plant communities. Visitors can experience this park's remarkable wilderness on several trails. The Blackwater River originates in the park and meanders several miles through the mangroves to Blackwater Bay and the Ten Thousand Islands. The Friends of Collier-Seminole State Park offers popular daily 3-hour Guided Canoe Trip (9:30 AM - 12:30 PM) down the Blackwater River. No paddling experience required. All Canoes have padded seats and backrest! Please call the ranger station for trip price & reservations. The park has canoe rentals along with a boat ramp that provides access to the Blackwater River. Other trails offer opportunities for bicycling, hiking and nature observation. Campground sites have electricity, water, a grill and a picnic table. The restrooms have hot showers and one has a laundry facility. The park is open from 8:00 a.M. Until sunset, 365 days a year.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“hiking trails” (8 reviews)
“canoe trip” (7 reviews)
“rent a canoe” (6 reviews)
20200 Tamiami Trl E, Naples, FL 34114-8518
+1 239-394-3397
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Casual and easy place to launch a canoe, kayak or paddleboard. Bring lots of bug spray and fresh water.

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Because of hurrican Irma damage and roosting eagles every walk is closed. The park ranger allowed us a quick round by car of the grounds without paying. What we could see looked good.

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed the park very much and can only imagine how nice it was before Hurricane Irma paid it a visit. Only two trails were still closed when my family and I visited there on the day before and the day of thanksgiving, I really...More

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The kids and myself decided to go to this park for a nice weekend of camping, All was going well until a Florida panther decided he was hungry. We heard caterwauling outside of our tent and being the protector I went out to investigate. This...More

6  Thank Dan F
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The scenery was incredible. The biggest downfall was the amout of bug bites we got in such a short time.

1  Thank brandomas2020
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Went on annual trip numerous times in last 15years. Nice area for canoeing and bringing a boat (launch ramp on premise). Awesome fishing nearby and only 8minutes to Marco island and shopping.

Thank redman852
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Hey--- I'm from the South. I know that mosquitoes are horrible. But... this state park really should consider closing during this season. We asked the lady at the gate if the trail was open and how bad were the mosquitoes. She said the trail was...More

1  Thank Ruthie N
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Our son wanted to go kayaking in the back waters but we didn't book anything and ended up calling into the Collier Seminole State Park on the off chance we could go. It's was around 10 in the morning and only 3 kayaks were out...More

Thank Lindy1967
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This circular walking trail gives a glimpse of old Florida. There are kayaks available to rent and the day we went, the park ranger gave us a wonderful overview of the area. Although not easy, one couple was managing a wheelchair.

Thank JVS850
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The park has interesting historical and environmental features. One can hike a variety of trails, and launch a canoe or kayak for water sports

Thank Allie D
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Questions & Answers
14 March 2015|
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Response from Michelle T | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There are 3 showers They are divided and each one has its showe curtain (half of one when we visited in December).
22 February 2015|
Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no pools at this park.
Gloria H
12 January 2015|
Response from Mitch R | Reviewed this property |
I would check with the State Park directly. They have a website and phone #.