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Stump Pass Beach State Park

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Great place for a picnic!

Nice beach in Englewood, Florida! Great for sunning and strolling in search of beach rocks, shells... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seagoat96
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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Red Tide didn’t spoil it for us.

Having popped down for an hour the night before for a beautiful walk along the beach. We thought we... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
NatAndyJosh
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Early morning walk on the beach showed a lot of dead fish both in the water and on beach. Everyone was coughing and noses running, our immune systems working! They have beach clean up at first light and dead fish are taken away. We did...More

Thank judye b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice beach in Englewood, Florida! Great for sunning and strolling in search of beach rocks, shells and baby shark teeth! Parking lot can be crowded. There are picnic tables available.

Thank Seagoat96
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Having popped down for an hour the night before for a beautiful walk along the beach. We thought we would risk it again. The night before there was a definite smell in the air and thousands of dragon flies. Today there was a beautiful breeze...More

5  Thank NatAndyJosh
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Red Tide has affected all beaches in this area but today was quite nice due to the wind direction. We even saw 2 dolphins and they said that was a very good sign.

2  Thank Mickie T
Reviewed July 23, 2018

There are dead fish everywhere. Bad smell of rotting fish. Hard to breathe especially if you have any type of respiratory problems. best time to visit is in April or May.

Thank 362jerry
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Stump Pass Park today. We walked the entire beach down to the channel where the intercoastal flows into the Gulf. On our walk along the shore there were a lot of turtle nests. There were also a lot of dead...More

Thank carolynbG4885HP
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Nice beach. Clear water. Lots of dolphin and a manatee. Channel from Lemon Bay is a bit crooked but easy to navigate. Watch for locals blowing by

Thank FrequentFlier283872
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I have read so much about this place prior to travelling, read of the clear water, the abundance of fish and wild life. Sadly for us we got the dead fish and the nasty respiratory effects of the RED TIDE However it is the bigger...More

Thank LindaD0760
Reviewed July 9, 2018

SIGH. Most peaceful beautiful beach. Lots of trails to walk and the beach can be walked to the end and around to ski alley. Love love the sharks teeth and shelling. Also the turtle nests/

1  Thank TanPrincess1
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Great Beach. Love coming here every time we come down to our place. Great shells and sharks teeth. Sunsets amazing.

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Peter L
September 10, 2018|
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Response from judye b | Reviewed this property |
Still bad, people with rentals are panicking, they pay a fortune for these places they need to get them rented to pay for their investment. The news every day says air quality is good, but that is definitely not true. People... More
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Mobile429343
September 7, 2018|
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Response from vox69nn | Reviewed this property |
From the parking lot, the beach is just a few steps to the west. If you want to see the white sand beach at the pass you can walk south about a mile along the beach or a mile on the nature trail which runs along the barrier... More
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DoubleWaterfront
July 30, 2018|
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Response from Ironmummy44 | Reviewed this property |
As stated we need a few days of wind direction change to move it offshore. Currently it’s still stinky with fish kill onshore Sorry to say it affects people in different ways
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