Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park
Named one of America's Top Ten Beaches by Dr. Beach, Barefoot Beach Preserve in North Naples comprises 342 acres of natural land, one of the last undeveloped barrier islands on Florida's southwest coast. It's home to numerous animal species, including the land-dwelling gopher tortoise and a variety of sea turtles that nest on the beach. The park includes a mile-long boardwalk nature trail, estuary waters for canoe tours and a long stretch of natural beach. Visitors to the park can also take in views of the prime beachfront real estate along the drive to the beach's three designated parking areas.
Barefoot Beach Preserve Amenities
Restroom facilities and showers are available, and there is a concessions area with rental beach equipment and food and drinks for purchase. A pavilion is on site for picnics and nature programs. Handicapped beach wheelchairs are also available.
Barefoot Beach Preserve Parking
There are three designated parking lots within Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park. Another beach access, located just off Bonita Beach Road and Lely Barefoot Boulevard, offers 96 parking spaces with direct access to the beach. Picnic pavilions and a restroom are available at this access point. Parking fees in all parking areas is $8 without a beach parking permit.
Near Barefoot Beach Preserve
Coconut Jack's Waterfront Grille – 1.3 miles
Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream – 3.1 miles
Publix Super Market – 3.3 miles
Pinchers – 4.1 miles