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Parks and Recreation
About Lowdermilk Park
Lowdermilk Park is one of Naples' premier beachfront parks. Our park has plenty of metered and unmetered parking spaces, a concession stand, sand volleyball courts, two children's playgrounds, picnic tables, benches, restroom and shower facilities, and two gazebos for rent.
Parking at Lowdermilk Park
Parking for beach access in the City of Naples requires the resident or visitor to have a beach parking permit, feed the parking meters, or pay-by-space. This is enforced year round.
Beach Parking Permits
City residents: beach permit may be obtained from City Hall
Collier County residents: beach permits may be obtained from any
Collier County Park or Library
Visitor beach permits may be purchased from City Hall's Finance Department for $50 and they are valid for one year
Cost is $1.25 minimum for first 1/2 hour - and then $0.25/6 minutes after that.
Lowdermilk Park and the Naples Pier are the only lots that offer the pay-by-space option
Cash accepted: $1, $5 bills, and quarters
Credit/Debit Card: Visa or MasterCard only
There are two gazebos to choose from. To rent a gazebo please visit us at 280 Riverside Circle during regular business hours, Monday through Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.
We do not take reservations over the phone or through email
North gazebo is located by the volleyball courts and has two picnic tables inside which are not removable.
South gazebo is located by the entrance.
included in the rentals.
Park hours are from dawn to dusk.
Rentals are for groups of less than 50.
Facilities reservation forms can be found on our
**Attention: Effectice December 2015 Rental Fees have increased please contact the Community Center for more information. Please be informed the form online does not contain the effective fees.
Payment can be made by check and payable to "City of Naples" and must be made at time of reservation. All fees will be taxed except for tax exempt groups (must show tax exempt form).
Collier County Residents = $30/hour - plus tax
Non-Collier County Residents = $160/hour - plus tax
Non-profit Collier County Residents = $20/hour
Non-profit Non-Collier County Residents = $80/hour
Park Rental for Large Events
Charitable/Civic/Non-profit/Government = $800/day
Private/Profit/Commercial/Independent = $1200/day - plus tax
Damage Deposit (refundable) = $50
checks are required for the fee and deposit
The Lowdermilk Park concession stand is located beach side in the middle of the park. It is managed by Rita's Italian Ice. Service includes: hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage, sandwiches, salads, coffee, sodas, etc. Beach wheel chairs are also available to check out at the concession stand.
Park and Gazebo Rental Rules and Regulations
A reserved sign will be provided for posting at site; Posting of any other signs is prohibited
Alcohol/glass/gambling/vehicles on turf areas is prohibited on all City property
The beach is a public access area and you cannot block or impeded public access in any way
Use of nails, staples, etc., on trees and roping off the area is prohibited
Parking is prohibited in areas other than designated parking spaces
Guest parking and guest behavior is the responsibility of the event organizer
Areas used must be cleaned and trash deposited in dumpsters or risk loss of security deposit/additional charges
Any damage/loss must be replaced and/or repaired or will result in extra charges
This application is for the date(s) and time(s) listed above and cannot be transferred or changed without park approval
Picnic tables must not be removed
Open fires, including tiki torches and grills are prohibited
Amplified music, tents, large attendance, etc. requires a Special Event Permit through the Community Services Department at 239-213-7120 and must be requested 60 days in advance.
The City of Naples provides handicap beach access at a number of beach ends, the City Pier and at Lowdermilk Park. Lowdermilk Park also has beach wheelchairs available.
17th Avenue South
4th Avenue South
6th Avenue North
8th Avenue South
There are shower facilities at the following parks and beach ends:
2nd Avenue South
3rd Avenue South
5th Avenue South
7th Avenue South
8th Avenue South
10th Avenue South
15th Avenue South
18th Avenue South
21st Avenue South
33rd Avenue South
2nd Avenue North
6th Avenue North
7th Avenue North
Naples Pier and Lowdermilk Park have full rest room facilities and snack concessions.
1301 Gulfshore Blvd North
Naples, FL 34102
Open Dawn to Dusk
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Hours may vary due to weather)
Community Services Department
2015 Fall Program Guide