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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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Fun addition to Myakka State Park

If you are out in Myakka State Park make sure to take a few minutes to climb the tower and do the canopy walk. It is much shorter than the pictures imply, but the walk from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Swaagk
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Bradenton, Florida
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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are out in Myakka State Park make sure to take a few minutes to climb the tower and do the canopy walk. It is much shorter than the pictures imply, but the walk from the parking area is not long, and it is just a few flights of stairs up to the swinging bridge.

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Spring Hill, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Myakka canopy walkway is the highlight of this park for me. It's a wooden walkway built at treetop level that you climb a series of stairs to get to. The walkway is 25 feet up, but it feels a lot higher than that when you're up there. You cross a suspension bridge to get there and the tower sways... More 

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YORKTOWN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ventured out to the park one afternoon. We enjoyed the drive through the park as well as the walking paths. Saw lots of birds and a couple alligators.

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Thank 1memawx3
Sarasota, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're just getting into hiking and our kids got us a book on trails in southwest Florida. The Myakka Canopy Walkway is a kick. Lots of fun, easy hiking and even the gift shop is a fun to find a few souvenirs of the day. The park is well kept with plenty of choices for longer hikes. Plenty of birds... More 

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Thank SkipCohen
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A welcome break from the typical beach day. $6.oo for a car load for entrance into the state park. Big alligators and interesting birds.

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1 Thank aaronschlett
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This was a great place to visit. I walked the bridge and climbed to the top on the other side. Signage could have been better to find this spot since there are so many places and spots to see here. It took us awhile to find this spot. I wish they had more things in the park like this!

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Thank proniteguy
Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

If you like walking through nature this will make you happy. We saw turtles and ground torn up by wild hogs.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

my son loved the walkway.. I did too.. we went back and did it a second time, just for the fun of it.. but the observation tower that is attached really took my breath away.. gorgeous view

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This canopy walkway is wonderful - you feel as though you're walking in the clouds! So much fun for children especially. The views are amazing.

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Sarasota, Florida
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105 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Four of our grandchildren visited for a week so in an attempt to keep them busy and entertained we took them to Myakka State Park for a day. There's a variety of things to do and see in the park but, one of our favorites is the Myakka Canopy Walk. It takes you up into the tree canopy and affords... More 

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