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Paradise Coast Blueway

Welcome to the official site for the Paradise Coast Blueway, Collier County's Paddling Trail. A network of paddling routes along the extensive coastline, the trail leads kayakers and canoers on an exciting journey from the cypress, through the mangroves and out to the edge of the Gulf of Mexico utilizing GPS waypoints. Phase 1, the Ten Thousand Islands section of the Blueway, begins in Everglades City, at the northwestern tip of Everglades National Park’s Wilderness Waterway trail, and ends at the village of Goodland on Marco Island. There are six day trip trails as well as one long trail route in Phase 1. Eventually, with the completion of Phases 2 the Paradise Coast Blueway will provide routes through the northern border of Collier County in Bonita Springs. 

Thanks to the Paradise Coast Paddling Club for all of their volunteer hours and efforts during trail testing and mapping of the Blueway!

Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail          Florida Paddling Trails Association          The Great Calusa Blueway 

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Naples Kayak Company

2360 Shadowlawn Dr
Naples, FL 34112

Kayak and stand up paddle board rentals, tours and lessons available. Multiple on the water locations with ready to go rentals....

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Paddle Marco

Capri Paddlecraft Park
MARCO ISLAND, FL 34145

Paddleboard & Kayak rentals include free delivery & pickup to any home, condo or park on Marco Island....

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Everglades Area Tours

238 Mamie St.
Chokoloskee, FL 34138

Fun, educational eco-experiences for the entire family. The only Silver Level Certified firm by Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism in the area....

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Naples Kayak Tours

Isles of Capri Paddling Park
920 Capri Blvd.
Naples, FL 34113

Marco Island is a great place for vacationing and kayaking is a great way to experience Marco … both in the day and the evening!...

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Everglades Adventures

107 Camellia St. (for GPS units, use 603 Collier Ave.; destination will be on the right)
Everglades City, FL 34139

Paddle with a naturalist guide on an unforgettable journey into the amazing Florida Everglades. Glide through sun-dappled mangrove tunnels while spott...

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Majestic egrets are common in the Everglades.

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