When the beach parking reaches capacity the gates at the intersection of Bonita Beach Road and Barefoot will be closed.

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!

lecture series

Conservation Collier

With Summer Arague
Saturday, January 22, 2022 at 10 AM

Come learn how Conservation Collier is following their mission: To acquire, preserve, restore and maintain vital and significant threatened natural lands, forest, upland and wetland communities located in Collier County, for the benefit of present and future generations.

Become a member, volunteer, or just say hello . . . 
we’d love to hear from you.

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