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 Explore Nature in Beautiful Sarasota County Parks


Outdoor Recreation in natural settings can be found throughout the county. You can hike along a trail deep in the woods, or stroll along a boardwalk. Launch a kayak, or find a bike trail. Find an equestrian trail or go backpacking and reserve a campsite

Find that ideal spot for a family picnic, and enjoy leisurely day trips with family and friends. 

You'll discover wildlife in all forms, from native plants, to bird sightings, to marine life and working cattle ranches. 

Come Explore the Outdoors!


 Bike Trail

Sarasota's rich and unique history will be found everywhere as you explore our parks.
Expect the unexpected with hundreds of miles of primitive hiking, or follow a more accessible paved trail and experience the beauty of nature right around the corner!

 Exploring Marine Life





For additional information call the Contact Center at 941-861-5000 or email


 Explore by Paddle


 Banded Scrub Jay At Shamrock Park


 Heritage Cattle at Urfer Family Park



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