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Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Take some time away in this hidden beach paradise where you can swim, have a peaceful picnic or go for long walks through coastal landscapes.

Explore the Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park to find a calm, shady beach with plenty to do. This protected strip of coastland is home to a number of native animal species and provides spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico. Bring your swimsuit, walking shoes and a picnic and spend a day discovering the delights of this natural wonderland.

Opened in 1976, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park was named after Joe Wiggins, who documented the area as early as the 1800s. On the west side of this 166-acre (67-hectare) park you’ll find a clean sandy beach on the ocean. On the east side are the Cocohatchee River and a collection of swamplands and tidal creeks.

Sunbathe and swim year-round in the temperate Florida climate. The white-sand beach is well-maintained and the water is a great temperature for swimming, kayaking or snorkeling around the coastal reef. Rent beach umbrellas, chairs and swimming equipment from the nearby concession stand.

Get in touch with nature with a relaxing coastal walk down the beach. Collect shells that wash ashore and look for seabirds and turtles that populate the area. Visit early in the morning for the best chance of seeing dolphins that feed over shallow sandbars close to the shore. Be sure to stay on the boardwalks that take you over hummocks of coastal land in order to ensure their protection.

Take your pets for a fun run and try some peaceful fishing, but make sure you stay in designated areas. Fish in the adjacent Cocohatchee River for sports fish and watch overhead for soaring bald eagles that frequent the area.

Bring a picnic for the family and enjoy a meal in the shade. Tables and bathrooms are provided to ensure your comfort while you enjoy a gorgeous view of the sea.

The Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park charges an entry fee for each vehicle and provides ample parking space. It is open between dawn and dusk year-round.


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Vanderbilt Luxury Beach-side Sky Home With Exceptional Views From 7th Floor

Vanderbilt Luxury Beach-side Sky Home With Exceptional Views From 7th Floor

5 Bluebill Ave, Naples
4.0
of 5, from 1 reviews
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Situated in Naples, this condo is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Naples Marina and Excursions and Mercato. Veterans Community Park and La Playa Golf Club are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Beach Penthouse 803 on the Gulf of Mexico and Gulfshore Drive

Beach Penthouse 803 on the Gulf of Mexico and Gulfshore Drive

1 Bluebill Ave, naples
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated on the beach, this apartment is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Naples Marina and Excursions and Mercato. Veterans Community Park and La Playa Golf Club are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Upscale Vanderbilt Towers Iii, 4th Floor Condo With Incredible Views & Steps to the Beach!

Upscale Vanderbilt Towers Iii, 4th Floor Condo With Incredible Views & Steps to the Beach!

5 Bluebill Ave, Naples
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Naples, this condo is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Naples Marina and Excursions and Mercato. Veterans Community Park and La Playa Golf Club are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Dunes II Barbados 503

Dunes II Barbados 503

315 Dunes Blvd, Naples
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Naples, this condo is within 3 mi (5 km) of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, Naples Marina and Excursions, and Mercato. Veterans Community Park is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.

Vanderbilt Landings/gulf Shore Drive-end Unit, 2 Screened Lanai's & Private Beach Access

Vanderbilt Landings/gulf Shore Drive-end Unit, 2 Screened Lanai's & Private Beach Access

11118 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Naples, this condo is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Naples Marina and Excursions and Mercato. Veterans Community Park is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) away.

Jan. Specials Steps To Beach Fully Equipped Heated Pool 4 Bdrm 4 Bath Spotless

Jan. Specials Steps To Beach Fully Equipped Heated Pool 4 Bdrm 4 Bath Spotless

10940 Vanderbilt Dr, Naples
4.9
of 5, from 36 reviews
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Located in Naples Park, this vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, Naples Marina and Excursions, and Mercato. Veterans Community Park is 2.5 mi (4.1 km) away.

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LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort - A Noble House Resort

LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort - A Noble House Resort

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Located on a stretch of Florida's Platinum Coast, this resort is 3 miles from its own Robert Cupp–designed golf course and 5 miles from Naples Museum of Art and other downtown Naples attractions.

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Sorrento 4 Bedroom Holiday Home by Naples Florida

Sorrento 4 Bedroom Holiday Home by Naples Florida

588 111th Ave North, Naples
4.5 out of 5.0

Located in Naples Park, this vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of Naples Marina and Excursions, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, and Mercato. Veterans Community Park and La Playa Golf Club are also within 3 mi (5 km).