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Caspersen Beach

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Address: end of Harbor Dr, Englewood, Venice, FL 34285
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Picturesque, rocky beach

I am used to the white sand beaches of Siesta Key and northward up the gulf. This beach was entirely different. The sand is golden and course with lots of shells. It is narrow... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Muskego, Wisconsin
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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

CasperSon is located about two miles south of Venice beach. It is a small, not crowded beach whose reputation is built upon diving for sharks teeth. There is. Very little room to sunbathe, sufficient parking and has a link via footpath to the intercostal waterway. A restroom was recently constructed and additional room for parking which my lead to overcrowding.

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am used to the white sand beaches of Siesta Key and northward up the gulf. This beach was entirely different. The sand is golden and course with lots of shells. It is narrow with rocks protruding from the sea. It is so narrow in fact that the stairs leading down from the fantastic boardwalk often end up almost in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I like the fact that it's quiet. I'm not sure how quiet it is anymore. They've built a lot there, so not sure now.

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Caspersen Beach is at the very Southern end of Harbor Drive in Venice, FL. You can reach it by car (sometimes hard to find a spot in high season) or easily by bike for anywhere on Venice Island. This beach is the mecca for those who are in search of the fossilized shark's teeth that Venice is famous for. Most... More 

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DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

West Coast FL at it's best. Beautiful sand beach, miles of walking, swimming, sunning. We watched dolphins & fish surfacing, found sharks' teeth with seashells along the waters edge. Just a wonderful spot.

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Comstock Park, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband fishes here everyday when we are in Venice and rarely comes back without fish! Beach is a large where shark teeth can be found. Sunset views are the best!

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Thank DonnaKay11
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an ok beach just down from Sharkeys and the Venice pier. Sand is not great but it is the place for finding shark's teeth!

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Thank Paul A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

always something to do...walk...swim...pick up shells...shark's teeth...fish!..nice bathrooms...very pleasant!

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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hard to believe there is still an unspoiled beach without the view blocked by high rise buildings .The parking can be a little hard to find during snowbird season but otherwise great all around

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Lake City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect family beach. Kids and adults love looking for fossilized shark's teeth and shells. Sand is gritty and coarse compared to Sarasota Beach, but more interesting for explorers.

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