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The Naples Pier in Naples, Florida, stands as a timeless and iconic landmark that perfectly encapsulates the allure of this charming coastal city. Jutting gracefully into the Gulf of Mexico, the pier is not merely a structure; it's a symbol of Naples' deep connection to the sea, its history, and the sense of community that flourishes along its shores.

This historic wooden pier has weathered the passage of time since its initial construction in 1888, making it one of the oldest standing piers in the state. Its classic design and understated elegance pay homage to a bygone era, providing a picturesque setting that transports visitors to a simpler time of coastal exploration and leisure.

Stretching out into the cerulean waters, the Naples Pier offers captivating panoramic views of the Gulf's horizon. Visitors can witness breathtaking sunrises and sunsets that paint the sky in hues of gold, pink, and orange, creating a mesmerizing spectacle that's only enhanced by the rhythmic sounds of waves gently crashing against the pier's supports.

The pier has always been a place for people to stroll along and fish off of.  However, portions of the pier were damaged in Hurricane Ian and it is currently not safe to walk to the end of the pier.  

Beachcombers and shell collectors are drawn to the pier's vicinity, where the soft sands offer the perfect canvas for leisurely walks and the discovery of unique seashells and marine treasures. Families often converge on the beach nearby, picnicking, building sandcastles, and creating cherished memories against the backdrop of the majestic pier.

The Naples Pier also boasts a rich cultural significance, hosting events, festivals, and gatherings that celebrate the city's maritime heritage. It's not uncommon to find art exhibitions, live music performances, and community gatherings that embrace Naples' unique blend of artistic expression and coastal vitality.

In essence, the Naples Pier is a testament to Naples' unwavering connection to its coastal roots. Its time-honored presence, captivating vistas, and warm community atmosphere beckon both locals and visitors to partake in a timeless coastal experience that evokes a sense of nostalgia while forging new memories along the scenic shores of Florida's Gulf Coast.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)




Parking Pass

Parking (hourly)

Open Year-round



Public Access to the Naples Beachfront.



Pets allowed

Not Allowed


ADA accessible
Flushing toilets
Potable water
Historically significant


Nearby Adventures

Greater Tampa + Central Gulf Coast, Florida


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