Myakka River State Park
About Myakka River State Park
A NOTE FROM THE MANAGER
Congratulations to Carmen Merriam, the winner of a beautiful new kayak in the kayak drawing sponsored by Friends of Myakka River!
Myakka River State Park is located 9 miles east of I-75 in Sarasota on S.R. 72.
- For forms, information and benefits of volunteering visit Get Involved.
- Friends of the Myakka River, Inc.
- 1930 Clematis Street
Sarasota, FL 34239
Myakka Outpost, Inc. -
Food service, merchandise sales and rental recreational equipment.
Contact Yvette Tille, (941) 923-1120
Myakka Wildlife, Inc. -
Tour boat services and tram services.
Notify us 30 min prior to tour for wheelchair or scooter access to allow time for seat modifications.
- Florida State Parks Pet Policy
- Pets are permitted in the park, however, they are not permitted in concession areas or cabins. Pets must not be left unattended, taken into restroom facilities or onto playground equipment. Please clean up after your pets. Due to the presence of alligators in all waters of the park, pet owners are urged to use caution. Service animals are welcome in all areas and buildings of the park, as required by law.