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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
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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It's not Disneyland people!

Sorry to read the negative comments, about... it's to short, or the walkway is shakey......GET OVER IT! This canopy walk will survive a hurricane, due to its "flexible... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry to read the negative comments, about... it's to short, or the walkway is shakey......GET OVER IT! This canopy walk will survive a hurricane, due to its "flexible" construction. It's true that this is not a spectacular attraction, built for a theme park that would charge a hundred bucks admission, so please go with the flow, or don't go at... More 

1 Thank Daryl111
Bradenton, Florida
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Swaagk
Spring Hill, Florida
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138 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

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 

1 Thank Yessyhara
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

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.

1 Thank 1memawx3
Sarasota, Florida, United States
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

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 

1 Thank SkipCohen
Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

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.

2 Thank aaronschlett
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank proniteguy
Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank dicksmith24
Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

1 Thank Nicole S
Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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