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Swamp Buggy Races

8520 Rattlesnake Hammock Rd, Naples, FL 34114
+1 239-774-2701
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Interesting race!

We went to the Swamp Buggy races in Naples, FL. I've never seen anything like this race before... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2015
Jade W
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WOW! What a show!

I grew up here in Naples. Lived most of my life here, and sadly never made it out to a race until... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2015
NaplesCande
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Naples, Florida
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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 9 November 2015 via mobile

We went to the Swamp Buggy races in Naples, FL. I've never seen anything like this race before. They race older style jeeps and other fast buggies. They have food and merchandise vendors set up there if you get hungry or would like to buy...More

2  Thank Jade W
Reviewed 9 November 2015

I grew up here in Naples. Lived most of my life here, and sadly never made it out to a race until this past weekend. All I can say is WOW! This type of stuff (racing) is not my cup of tea, but once you...More

2  Thank NaplesCande
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We drove hours to see the event. Even 15mins before arriving we listened to the event information on the radio as still going on. We arrived to find it canceled after officially starting the event, cut hours short of the listed schedule. Lousy management decisions...More

4  Thank 19florida56
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Trucks with super-large tires race thru a mud track, in, thru and over one another. In woods off I-75 at exit 101. Bring bug spray except on a cool winter day. Annual Swamp Buggy Queen is thrown into the mud!

1  Thank Janet S
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I have been attending the World Famous Swamp Buggy Races since 1977 when my father started racing Cold Duck.

2  Thank Tina T
Reviewed 16 March 2015

went with friends. From start to finish we had a Blast.. Really nice gentleman gave us free tickets as we were waiting on line to buy them. Shout out to Mr Unknown! Thanks! We paid it forward by picking up the tab for lunch with...More

4  Thank Cre8tiv16
Reviewed 13 March 2015

This is old florida fun! Looking for somthi'n different to with the family? Take 'email to the swamp buggy races! Great fun for young and old. This is a highly recommend by me.

3  Thank Rich S
Reviewed 28 January 2015

This is a family oriented park Great food and you get your dollars worth Very well planned and you will not stop talking about it the whole way home

4  Thank Sammy W
Reviewed 26 January 2015

this was our first experience at swamp buggy races. What a fun day. Couldn't have asked for a better day, upper 60's & sunny. As a suggestion, you will be sitting on metal bleachers (without backs) in the sun so bring a cushion or stadium...More

5  Thank dorothyw584
Reviewed 20 January 2015

This event is so cool for families or just adults. If you like racing you will enjoy the different take as sleek and powerful swamp buggies race each other on a muddy, water track. Its a thrilling time for all. The food is great. The...More

5  Thank SusieStocker
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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
1 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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robertkW2163JW
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Can you take your dog?
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