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Myakka Canopy Walkway

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Address: Myakka River State Park, Useful for Gps, Sarasota, FL
Phone Number: 941-361-6511
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8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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Kids would love!

Worth the stop with or without kids. Some may be unable to do all the steps, but still interesting to see.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Worth the stop with or without kids. Some may be unable to do all the steps, but still interesting to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Very diverse park .something. For everyone.the cabins are very well placed and thr perfect weekend get away. The kayaking is also very good with a river or a nice size lake to choose from . they also have bike trails as well has hiking trails ..great family park

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Very cool, very interesting experience. Great for the whole family. Great views. Wonderful afternoon spent with nature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

well worth the climb as great views from the top. Plenty of walking trails in the same area with lots of opportunities to see the local wildlife.

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Westchester, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Spring break with kids---wonderful walking paths, nice boat tour was available, and bird...alligator watching was THE BEST!!! 😍 Wildlife at its best! Must see if in the area. Enjoy!!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Had a date day with my Fiancée we had a blast! Seen all kinds of animals, and wild life. Loved it. Will for sure be going back!

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you are out in Myakka State park, it is definitely worth it to park the car and to the canopy walk. It is an easy trail and not too taxing to climb the walkway towers.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Not terrible. But not too exciting. We saw nothing on the bird walk. The overhead bridge is approximately 60 ft long and 40 ft in the air. It was not at all what we expected. We spent very little time there. If you want to have an airboat ride, hike or go camping I guess it's pretty good.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Just about anyone can handle this short 30 minute, well groomed hiking trail. There are many informative signs along the way regarding the plant and animal life. The Canopy Trail was cool even on a hot sticky day. If you have the ability, you really have to climb the towers and cross the suspension bridge between the two towers. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This was a nice walk with a view, we walked the nature trail and the canopy.I would recommend this more so than the alligator tours. But if you want to alligators there are plenty.

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