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Swamp Buggy Races

8520 Rattlesnake Hammock Rd, Naples, FL 34114
+1 239-774-2701
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TOO MUCH FUN!

We've actually been going to these amazing events every year... sometimes twice ... since... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lyn N
,
Loudon TN
via mobile
Ya gotta see and experience this once

Sorta on my bucket list, used to see this on the old ABC Wide World of Sports TV show back in the... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
rcholden
,
Seffner, FL
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Yes, this is buggy racing on the swamp. LOCATED ON FLORIDA’S PARADISE COAST JUST TWELVE MILES FROM DOWNTOWN NAPLES THE FLORIDA SPORTS PARK WAS BUILT IN 1985 TO PROVIDE AFFORDABLE ENTERTAINMENT TO ALL OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. THE FLORIDA SPORTS PARK IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY SWAMP BUGGY INCORPORATED A FLORIDA NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION, THAT DONATES TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS EACH AND EVERY YEAR TO LOCAL NON PROFITS THROUGH EVENTS SUCH AS; SWAMP BUGGY RACING, NAPLES BOAT SHOW, CONCERTS (CLAY WALKER, JON ANDERSON, THE BEACH BOYS, JOE DIFFIE ETC) , CIRCUS’S, TRADE SHOWS, HYDROCROSS RACING PLUS MANY MORE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENTS. AS A STAPLE IN THE COMMUNITY WE HAVE THRIVED FOR 66 YEARS ON THE BACK OF OUR BELOVED HISTORIC SPORT OF SWAMP BUGGY RACING, WHICH BEGAN IN 1948 AS AN EVENT TO HELP RAISE AWARENESS FOR THE CITY OF NAPLES AND COLLIER COUNTY.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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8520 Rattlesnake Hammock Rd, Naples, FL 34114
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've actually been going to these amazing events every year... sometimes twice ... since 2004. Have taken all our friends who are open minded,and ready for some loud fun! Watch for the fun novel ...Swamped .. Available at the Barefoot Bobby tee shirt tent this...More

Thank Lyn N
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Sorta on my bucket list, used to see this on the old ABC Wide World of Sports TV show back in the day. Finally got to go to the March race. The buggy races are only 3 times a year, November, January and March. Here's...More

Thank rcholden
FloridaSportsPark, Manager at Swamp Buggy Races, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit to "The World Famous Swamp Buggy Races". We are Collier County's Oldest, Family Friendly tradition! We hope to see you back at our next race!

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We were apprehensive about going because it was not our usual type of event to attend, but we ended up having a great time. It was fun! We had no idea what a swamp buggy was. We had a sandwich and a beer and an...More

1  Thank lstanley809
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We got on the road a bit late but got to the "track" after it was in progress. What a hoot! Had seen this on TV but in person, it was so much fun. I had no idea there were so many variations on the...More

1  Thank 00vette48306
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Went to the races with my brother and sister-in-law last year, the first time any of us went. They had a ton of food and beverages on hand ( BBQ and cold beer). A lot of things for the kiddies to check on. The races...More

2  Thank buster1219
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great Redneck Fun in Naples! If you ever want to see Florida like it used to be, go see the Swamp Buggies at least once, then get back into your 4x4 and head down to Everglades City for a beer and gator bites! Be a...More

3  Thank Rich S
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Picture a fair grounds with a very big swamp set up before plenty of bleachers. Now add some large and loud 'buggys' that look more like rocket ships with big wheels that race around a watery 'track' in the swamp and you have some idea...More

7  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Think NASCAR in the swamp. Four, six and eight cylinder modified swamp buggies go around the course two times. The water is to six feet deep. You are really close to the action in the grandstands. Admission was $17, parking free and lots of concessions...More

2  Thank DJS1950
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Nowhere else in the world can you see this form or exciting entertainment. Extremely modified vehicles in all shapes and sizes race through a 3 to 5.5 feet of bog water and mud. It's loud, it's exciting, it's entertaining and it's about as local as...More

5  Thank MarcoBeachBum
Reviewed 6 March 2016

It would be pretty hard to describe a swamp buggy race to a mid-westerner. So when someone told be about it I had to see it for myself, and it's a definite "must see" while in Naples. It was a fun day seeing these crazy...More

4  Thank WATAVET
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Rebecca R
25 March 2017|
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Response from buster1219 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I've not seen any pets but I'm sure service dogs are allowed. Check it out online
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Margaret M
2 February 2017|
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Response from 00vette48306 | Reviewed this property |
The races are held 3 times a year. Last ones were January 27th & 28th. Their phone number at the park is 239-774-2701.
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28 January 2017|
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Can you take your dog?
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