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Address: end of Harbor Dr, Englewood, Venice, FL 34285
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It draws me back every time I visit SW Florida

It may not be the biggest beach in SW Florida, but for me it's my favourite. It is part of a park complex that has direct access to the Venetian Waterway Trail. Take the kids and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Seaview, United Kingdom
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice natural beach with no development on it. In the past has been a great place to find sharks teeth. A lot of beach errosion this visit. Steeper sand to get by the water. Fun to see a lot of artist painting the day we were there.

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Seaview, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It may not be the biggest beach in SW Florida, but for me it's my favourite. It is part of a park complex that has direct access to the Venetian Waterway Trail. Take the kids and let them search/dig for sharks teeth virtually guaranteed to find some.

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Detroiter in Chicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met up with another family at Caspersen beach to search for sharks teeth. The beach has a decent amount of free parking, nice bathroom and foot washing facilities, and is not too busy. We stayed near the rocky part of the beach and searched in the sand for sharks teeth. We found a couple dozen, with 8 people searching.... More 

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Longwood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very natural rocky beach with loads of shark teeth and shells. Within 5 min we had found various types of fossilized shark teeth. Best to have a shovel and sifter. Kids and adults enjoyed the hunt!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful, quiet beach with plenty of parking, restrooms and a little boardwalk through the middle. There were quite a few folks looking for shells/sharks teeth as this is a great place for it, apparently - but I went to swim and the water was a perfect (for a northerner) 72 degrees in November! Can wait to bring my... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like beaches and you like fossils, this is the beach for you. You can spend all day here "hunting" for shark teeth and go home with a huge load. My wife and I have been returning here every so often to add to our collection. It's a lot of fun! You won't leave without at least 1 shark... More 

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the beach everyone heads to to hunt for shark's teeth. We enjoy the view along the boardwalk walkway and from the lookout tower. Beach is not very wide but it is so peaceful and beautiful - natural beauty - nothing commercial around it. We love biking down to the beach and walking the boardwalk.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a GREAT local park and it's free! Really great entry ways to the beach, plenty of parking, plenty of showers. And TONS of shark teeth. I cannot believe they don't charge an entry fee.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice beach new Venice. Not too busy. The sunset is beautiful from this beach. This beach has many shells to see and a reputation for being the shark tooth capital of the world...even though we didn't find any. But many people were sifting through the sand in an attempt to find them.

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Are you tired of looking at the gulf between the millionaire homes? Then go to this beach for great views and free parking... They were lots of folks digging for beach treasures as well.

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