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Myakka River State Park

Sarasota, FL

Myakka River State Park is a 2.6 mile loop trail located near Sarasota, FL. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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  1. Gopher Trail - Loop

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Gopher Trail - Loop
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8 Completed 1 Reviews

walked the loop, saw 2 tortoises.

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Robinson's Preserve Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

I went here today for the first time. I can't say enough about how beautiful this park was. Amazing views. Well marked trail. Impeccable condition. It was a great place to take a leisurely hike.

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Robinson's Preserve Trail
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

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Robinson's Preserve Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Wide variety of native plant species and birds! So excited to see all the restoration progress that's been made and is still underway. Unfortunately my first time hiking 7mi. loop was this June, and the heat was extenuated by the the lack of shade present in the long stretches of open-canopy trail. There really are plenty of shaded benches along the trail, but really make sure you've got enough water- especially if you're bring the pooch

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Gopher Trail - Loop
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

A lot of Gopher Tortoises, and Black Eraser Snakes. Some great views of Lake Manatee

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Robinson's Preserve Trail
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22 Completed 1 Reviews

just beautiful,

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Robinson's Preserve Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Good for kayaking also. But the bike trails are busy on the weekends.

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Manatee River: Rye Wilderness Park to Fort Hamer
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13 Completed 1 Reviews

I canoed this river a few years ago, I remember there was a couple of rope swings, saw a pretty big gator and a dam at the end(going east). All in all it's a nice paddle had a good time and there was no one else there so had the hole river to ourselves!

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Robinson's Preserve Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Very nice and peaceful trails with good scenery. There are also some more advanced hidden trails that have very soft dirt and low trees. Overall a great place to go for a short ride or spend and afternoon

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Manatee River: Rye Wilderness Park to Fort Hamer
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11 Completed 8 Reviews

Love this trail, almost never anyone on it. The red trail is very sandy but fun to walk. There is even a camp ground that is available for weekends.