Myakka River State Park
13208 S.R. 72
Sarasota, FL 34241
State Park: Bike, Birding, Camp, Fish, Hike, Horse, Picnic, Playground, RV, Walk, Water Sports
One of Florida’s largest and most diverse natural areas. The “Florida Wild and Scenic” Myakka River flows through 45 square miles of wetlands, prairies, hammocks and pinelands. The river and its two shallow lakes attract a myriad of wetland creatures making birding, canoeing, fishing and wildlife observation popular activities.