Carney Park is open!

Founded in 1966, Carney Park is a 96-acre recreation area. It is one of the most unique parks in Europe due to its location within an extinct volcanic crater.

Facilities

Park map available at park office directly inside gate.

Golf course (nine holes) and Pro Shop
Fairways Bar and Grill

Sports fields – soccer, baseball/softball, football, basketball, sand volleyball pits
Tennis courts
Youth playgrounds

Hiking trails
Olympic-sized pool with water slides and kiddie pool
Picnic areas (pavilions and tables)
Campsites
Cabins
Disc golf course (course map available at park office)


Authorized patrons

Patrons with access to Carney Park include:

  • U.S. active-duty and retired military
  • Reserve military on orders
  • DOD civilians
  • Dependents of the above three groups
  • Carney Park Access Card holders
     

Carney Park Access Card

The following groups may request or purchase an individual or family card to access Carney Park:

  • NSA Naples/tenant command Local National staff members may request an access card. Cards are available at the Capodichino or Support Site Welfare Recreation Association (WRA) office. For required documents to bring to the WRA office, please see the Carney Park SOP (under downloads.)
  • Currently enrolled non-U.S. DODEA/CYP Program Student families may request an access card. Cards are available at the park's main office.
  • JFC/NATO (red and blue ID card holders), U.S. Consulate and may purchase an access card. Cards are available at the park's main office.

If questions, please email mwrnaplescommunityrec@eu.navy.mil.

Guests

All guests ages 4 years and older must have a guest pass. There are no refunds on guest passes purchased. The arrival of inclement weather after your entry into the park is not a justified reason to change your pass dates.

U.S. military, DoD civilians, JFC/NATO staff and AFGE Local #3712 members:

  • May sponsor and pay for up to four guests per adult ID cardholder (18 years and older).
  • Unused guest passes cannot be carried over from day to day or accumulated.

Local National staff

  • Each adult (18 years or older) Local National Carney Park Access Card holder may purchase up to four guest passes per day. Daily guest passes must be purchased in advance at the Capodichino or Support Site WRA office. (Events that have special guest procedures, such as Easter Eggstravaganza and Festa Americana, are not included in this policy.)
  • To purchase passes, you must bring your NSA Naples ID card and Carney Park Access Card. 
  • LN retirees are not authorized access to Carney Park.

Houseguests

  • Visiting family members with an NSA Naples Security Houseguest Pass may enter the park free of charge as long as Carney Park is specified on the Houseguest Pass.
  • Any NSA Naples Houseguest Pass holders may access the park and use its programs and facilities without being accompanied by their sponsor.
  • Houseguest Pass holders are not eligible for daily guest pass purchases.

Sponsor Responsibilities

  • Sponsor must escort guest during enter visit to Carney Park.
  • The sponsor is responsible for ensuring that their family members and guests adhere to the park rules. Failure to do so may result in suspension of the access privilege.
  • Patrons of the park are responsible for cleaning up the area used.
  • All trash must be disposed of in the provided receptacles.
  • The Sponsor is liable for any damages caused to the park facilities by themselves, their family or their guests.

For questions about Carney Park access, please email mwrnaplescommunityrec@eu.navy.mil.


Cabin rental and tent space reservations

Carney Park cabin rental and tent space reservations are available now! Stop Carney Park Outdoor Recreation Monday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or call 081-526-1579 (from U.S., please dial 011-39- before number) 

Cabin voltage details: Deluxe cabin, with private bathroom, has 110 and 220 volt. Other cabins have 220 volt only.

Pavilions 

Reservations

Request an event form at mwrnaplescommunityrec@eu.navy.mil. Submit completed form to M-NA-NSA-OPS-AER-GS@OCONUS.NAVY.MIL at least 20 days before the gathering.

Rules

  • Pavilions are currently under NSA Naples COVID-19 protocols.
  • Children must be accompanied and supervised by parents at all times.
  • Reservation and payment required. Call 081-526-1579 or Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • If you violate the rules, you risk losing your access to the park.

For questions or concerns, call 081-526-1579 or call the CDO at 081-568-5547/DSN 626-5547.

Dog Park rules

  • Three household units and dogs per section.
  • People fully vacinnated must wear a face covering when not able to keep 6 feet/2 meters from an individual who does not live in the same household. Partially or unvaccinated people must wear a face covering at all times while on NSA Naples property.
  • Set dial clock for the time you arrived.
  • If others are waiting to use the dog park, limit your use to 20 minutes.
  • Dogs must remain on a leash in all other areas of Carney Park. (Do not close gates to a field and unleash your dog.)
  • Please follow the rules, so your dog may enjoy the dog park and everyone may enjoy Carney Park.

For questions or concerns, call 081-526-1579 or call the CDO at 081-568-5547/DSN 626-5547.

Disc Golf available!

  • All ages and all experience levels are welcome. Children must be accompanied and supervised by parents at all times.
  • 18-hole course located throughout the park
  • Pick up a course map and rules at Carney Park Outdoor Recreation
  • Bring your own disc or rent a disc for $1 at Outdoor Recreation
  • Weekly pick-up games are organized year around. Ask Outdoor Recreation staff for details.
  • NSA Naples COVID-19 protocols are in effect.

Hiking Trails near Carney Park

- Trails are outside the NSA Naples installation fence line.

- Trails are not maintained by NSA Naples.

- Directions to the trailhead: Exit the Carney Park front gate and turn left. At the end of the cobblestone wall across the street from the brown “Admiral Robert B. Carney” sign on the right side of the road, there is a steep dirt path leading to the trails.

- You may leave your vehicle in Carney Park during your hike.

- Bring your ID (military/DoD ID or Carney Park Privilege Card) with you on the hike to access the park went you return to your vehicle.

- Water, sunscreen and a small first aid kit are recommended for the hike. Check for ticks after your hike.

- In case of an emergency, call NSA Naples Emergency Services at 081-568-4911.

For more information, call Carney Park Information Center at 081-526-1579. The center is open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and closed on U.S. holidays.

Events

Thursday, September 2, 2021

4:00PM

Introduction to Archery

Outdoor Recreation - Support Site

5:15PM

Archery Practice

Carney Park

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

5:30PM

Spin-a-Thon

Fitness Forum - Support Site

Friday, September 17, 2021

7:00AM

POW/MIA 5k

Fitness Forum - Support Site