The Hedges Family Eco-Center
Here is your one-stop resource for information about the natural areas and the local history museums of Collier County. Our knowledgeable volunteer staff are more than willing to answer any quetions you might have about sightseeing advice, brochures, and local maps. While you are here, enjoy one our scheduled environmental programs or just relax with a book in our natural history resource library. You will enjoy what the Preserve and Eco-Center have to offer!
Directions to Naples Preserve
Features of the Preserve and Eco-Center
Free Nature Walk - The fully accesible boardwalk is open daily during daylight hours.
Free Visitor Info - Obtain from the Hedges Eco-Center
Nature Talk Series, Special Family Events, and "For Kids Only" Activities - Listed below.
A Geocaching and a Letterboxing Site
NAPLES PRESERVE PLANT LIST
Naples Preserve Plant List
NAPLES PRESERVE NATURE TALK SERIES
2016 Nature Talk
2017 Nature Talks
Naples Preserve Out and About Eco-Tours
2017 Out and About Eco Tours
“Preserving the Holiday Spirit”
December 9th, 10th, 11th
4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
Join us for this free event at The Naples Preserve to usher-in the holiday season. This is our seventh year for this festive event and it is going to be bigger and better than ever. Enjoy holiday lights, displays, refreshments, guided boardwalk tours and lots of surprise guests and activities. Come back all three days to view video showing what Preserve animals visited their specially decorated Christmas tree during the night. Check back later for the full schedule.
2016 Fall/ Winter Program Guide
Partners of The Naples Preserve
Eagle Lakes Bird Sanctuary
Collier County Museum
Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch
Museum of the Everglades
Naples Depot Museum
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
Collier-Seminole State Park
Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve
Picayune Strand State Forest
Big Cypress National Preserve
Everglades National Park
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Reserch Reserve
Conservancy of SW Florida Nature Center
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
CREW Land and Water Trust
Naples Botanical Garden
Shy Wolf Sanctuary
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens