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Snook Haven Park

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Step back in time!

When you cross river road ... you are heading back in history ! The sand road is reminiscent of the... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2019
Venice, Florida
Fun Day Trip!

I won’t pretend to know everything about this place but I’ll share what I do...it was FUN. We went... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2019
Greensburg, Indiana
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5000 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34292-2541
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

When you cross river road ... you are heading back in history ! The sand road is reminiscent of the way it used to be in Florida. It even holds a camp ground! I drive by and cannot help but think of the movie deliverance!...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SkipT816
Reviewed July 1, 2019

Snook Haven really captures the feel of "old Florida" great scenery, amazing food, wonderful staff. Music at certain times. Boat rides and kayaks. Not to be missed!!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank lrwolf
Reviewed May 25, 2019

Snook Haven is a piece of Americana that is really worth visiting. Be sure to go when there is music. Food is okay but the scene is great

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mapaFl
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

I won’t pretend to know everything about this place but I’ll share what I do...it was FUN. We went on Thursday which is banjo music day courtesy of the Gulf Coast Banjo Society. We got there early to get a shady seat and enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mlwpost
Reviewed May 14, 2019

Like many people, We enjoy going to Snook Haven on Thursdays for the large banjo group that plays weekly. Many picnic tables available, plus a good assortment of casual food and drink. There is even a boat tour that you can book that leaves from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hersheychunk
Reviewed May 7, 2019

We booked a boat trip and then stayed for a meal. It was a few hours well spent. We ordered at the bar, a great selection which was delivered to our table very quickly. All the BBQ meats were very tasty, good portions and value....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lynn1138966
Reviewed April 9, 2019

Fun, great area to take a boat ride. Great for families, children will love seeing creatures of Florida, alligators, turtles, birds.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kbk511
Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

A very down home bbq restaurant at the end of a dirt road right on the river. We enjoyed sitting outside with our Carolina style pulled pork sandwiches and shrimp po-boys. Also had a great veg wrap. I’m sure it’s a rocking little place when...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Boywonder51
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

We visited Snook Haven park and it is a beautiful spot. We enjoyed walking the grounds and getting a taste of old Florida The area is quiet and has some great flora to view. It is a place where you feel many miles away from...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Moved2Texas
Reviewed March 28, 2019

This is an Interesting place! We took the Boat cruise and saw alot of wildlife....Alligators, Both alone and with Babies. Big and little turtles, Lots of Birds, Herons, Egrets, An Eagle...Just the boat ride was really nice. We had a really nice day...the narrator was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank connie e
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May 9, 2017|
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Response from 362jerry | Reviewed this property |
DITTO to the above review from Tom P
January 11, 2017|
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Response from Cruzinaround63 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Sue, I did not see any dogs. My advice is to call them and get your answer from them. Best policy is to call the management to see where you can bring your pet. They may allow them in certain areas and not in others... More
May 15, 2016|
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Response from Lauren G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm late with my answer. Banjo music is on Thursday. Snook Haven posts their calendar of events on their website