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Lake Manatee State Park

 About Lake Manatee State Park

Trees hang over the edge of the lake.

A NOTE FROM THE MANAGER

Manny Perez

 

Fall brings cooler weather and hotter fishing as the crappie and blue gill have been very hungry lately. Stop by our gift shop to see our new Lake Manatee State Park exclusive t-shirts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GETTING HERE

Take exit 220 off of I-75. Lake Manatee State Park is located 9 miles east of I-75 on State Road 64 in Bradenton, Florida.

GET INVOLVED

  • Volunteer - Lake Manatee State Park is always looking for outgoing and dedicated volunteers to assist with day-to-day park operations, special projects and campground hosting.
  • For forms, information and benefits of volunteering visit Get Involved.

CONCESSIONAIRES

PET POLICY

  • Florida State Parks Pet Policy
  • Pets are allowed in the Park at Lake Manatee State Park. Visitors should remember to clean up after their pets and keep pets on a 6 foot hand-held leash at all times. Pets may not be left unattended. You may walk your pet along the trails, and in use areas, but they are not allowed in the swimming area. Service animals are welcome in all visitor use areas in the park. Please contact the Ranger Station for specific pet restrictions or inquiries.