Naples Nature Center
A modern educational facility, this 15-acre preserve boasts hands-on displays, live snakes and a multitude of other exhibits related to southwest Florida's various ecosystems. Outside, a boardwalk trail loops through a mangrove swamp and past a wildlife rehabilitation center, where injured pelicans and other birds take therapeutic swims. Gordon River is ideal for boating and canoes and kayaks are available for rent.
Address:1495 Smith Preserve Way, 34102 Naples