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The Wonderful World of Birdlife and Photo Ops

Did you know that Naples is right in the path of a flyway for bird migration that is one of the most widely-traveled by birdlife worldwide? And, that makes it a major rest stop for migrating birds of all kinds, shapes, and sizes. Well, sure, that means that the winter months are perfect for seeing [...]

Bachelor or Bachelorette Party in a Naples State Park

Yes, you read that right. Not a title you might expect related to a state park or beach location, but take a moment to hear us out :-) The Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park in Naples is well known an ideal spot for weddings, but it can also be a great choice for a bachelor or [...]

When a Bird in the Bush is Worth More than One in Your Hand

Contrary to the old saying about our feathered friends, you’ll find that some of nature’s best treats are those birds you will find only out in the wild. In fact, serious birders find a great thrill in locating and identifying rare birds in the wild. For those enthusiasts, few places provide as much excitement as [...]

Naples in January is for the Snowbirds, Literally

Visitors who enjoy Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park for the first time are enthralled by the abundant wildlife they encounter, particularly by the winged creatures who make this beautiful habitat their permanent or migratory home such as snowbirds. Some visitors even take up a new interest in bird watching after just one visit. It so happens [...]

Beat Holiday Doldrums with A Canoeing or Kayaking Adventure

If your family is like most, then the newness of Christmas toys disappears very fast. Therefore, before everyone gets busy with complicated post-holiday schedules, plan a canoeing trip to Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. Even though you may have to bundle up a little, your family will be building memories to last a lifetime. Reconnecting with [...]

Anxiously Awaiting the West Indian Manatees Return

Everyone is anxiously scanning the waters near Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park for the first glimpse of our returning West Indian manatees. They usually make their yearly appearance as the water in other areas begins to cool. They should not be confused with the Florida manatee that lives in the Everglades year-round. Many people think that [...]

Taking Dramatic Photos at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Renting a canoe or a kayak and taking dramatic photos at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park is a great way to spend a glorious day. The mangrove forests serve as home to many types of birds and animals that are perfect for capturing on film. As you move along the shore, you can capture dramatic shots of [...]

Fishing Adventures at Delnor-Wiggins State Park

Fishing is a satisfying experience that offers entertainment and nutrition wrapped into one exciting package. Located on the west coast of Florida, Delnor-Wiggins State Park offers a high-quality fishing experience for both beginner and expert fishermen. Whether you have access to a water vessel, or you prefer fishing from the shore, this popular Naples attraction has [...]

If in Doubt Paddle Out: Safety Tips for Paddle Boarding

No matter where you will be experiencing your stand-up paddle boarding adventure, safety should always be first and foremost in your mind. Physical exercise and having fun are the main reasons people choose to partake in this exciting hobby yet many people forget to follow proper safety rules and techniques leaving them and other people [...]

Top Safety Tips For Renting A Canoe In The Park

Renting a canoe at Naples Beach is one of the most exciting activities that you can plan for yourself and your family. However, several important safety protocols must be observed to keep safety in the forefront. The first rule to remember is that, when you get into the canoe to begin your journey, you should have [...]