Friends of barefoot beach preserve welcome you
A Place Where Beauty Abounds and Nature Thrives…
The Friends of Barefoot Beach Preserve is a volunteer organization dedicated to preserving, protecting, and enhancing natural features of the Barefoot Beach Preserve. We foster research and education endeavors, distribute literature, and secure volunteers to assist Collier County at the Preserve.
Walks & Talks
Weekly Naturalist guided walks and talks are offered January – April. Come learn about how the Beaches are alive. Explore our ecosystems, where to find beach treasures and walk the Saylor Trail.
Snakes, Sharks, Native plants these are just a few of the subjects of prior Saturday Morning Lectures. Come join us for a new season presented on various topics with a focus on nature, preservation, and wildlife.
Through our established learning center, we educate the community through displays and literature and staffed trained Docents January – April. We also offer annual scholarships to students studying the environment. Click here to view our educational handouts!
Barefoot Beach Preserve was extensively damaged and will probably be closed for quite some time. We have not received an official statement from the County of the status of the Preserve or heard when we may be able to gain access. As soon as we have any information as to what the next step for the Friends will be, we will let you know.