Upcoming Events at Myakka River

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Hikes to Deep Hole @ Myakka River State Park

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm EST

Reservations are required, limited to 6 participants per trip.

Cost is $20 per person suggested donation which will include entrance fees to the park. 

This exclusive trip is sponsored by the Friends of Myakka River. Your donation will be used to help care for the park and river. 

 

More Information:
www.MyakkaHikes.com Steve White (203) 493-6283

Located in the Southwest region at:
Myakka River State Park
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241

Have a National Geographic type moment in the wilds of Myakka on a wildlife trek led by an experienced nature guide. Deep Hole in Myakka's wilderness preserve is one of the best places in the park to view eagles, wading birds like roseate spoonbills and sandhill cranes, ducks, shorebirds, and of course alligators. 

This is a 5-mile hike through moderatly rough terrain, on sandy soils and along the lakeshore. 

Trips are offered the first and third Wednesday of every month December thru April.

 

Additional Information:

For more information about scheduled and private hikes and to make reservations, please visit www.MyakkaHikes.com or call Steve White at (203) 493-6283.

Camper Coffee @ Myakka River State Park

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am EST

There are no fees required to attend camper coffee, however donations to help cover the cost of refreshments and supplies are greatly appreciated. Any proceeds will go directly to the Friends of Myakka River to help protect, preserve and support Myakka River State Park. 

 

 

More Information:
More information: 941-373-7839 or 941-361-6511

Located in the Southwest region at:
Myakka River State Park
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241

This is a great time to come and visit with your fellow campers, meet our fantastic volunteers and rangers, and find out about all the great things that Myakka River State Park has to offer. See if you can stump the staff with a question about the park! We serve fresh, hot coffee, tea and treats provided by the Friends of Myakka River. Bring your mug and join in the camaraderie around the fire!

Camper Coffee is generally hosted at the rustic Log Pavilion located just north of the Ranger Station along the park drive. 

Additional Information:

We will be relocating camper coffee to the fire circle at Big Flats Campground while the Log Pavilion is closed for repairs for the following dates: 1/24/18, 1/31/18, 2/7/18, & 2/14/18.

Big Flats Campground is located three miles north of the Ranger Station near the lake area. 

Florida Tales Story Hour @ Myakka River State Park

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm EST

There are no fees for this program.

More Information:
Park Ranger Station (941) 361-6511

Located in the Southwest region at:
Myakka River State Park
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241

Some of our Florida tales contain historical fiction, and some are merely legend, but all are great fun! Join us for an hour of entertainment sure to amuse and enlighten people of all ages. Our volunteers and staff will be on hand to share their favorite Cracker folklore and Florida history tidbits, vital to understanding The Real Florida!  Refreshments and snacks are provided by the Friends of Myakka River and donations are greatly appreciated. 

Story hour is generally hosted at the rustic Log Pavilion located just north of the ranger station along the park drive.

Additional Information:

Story hour will be relocated to the campfire circle while the Log Pavilion is closed for repairs on the following dates: 1/24/18, 1/31/18/, 2/7/18, & 2/14/18.

Camper Coffee @ Myakka River State Park

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am EST

There are no fees required to attend camper coffee, however donations to help cover the cost of refreshments and supplies are greatly appreciated. Any proceeds will go directly to the Friends of Myakka River to help protect, preserve and support Myakka River State Park. 

 

 

More Information:
More information: 941-373-7839 or 941-361-6511

Located in the Southwest region at:
Myakka River State Park
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241

This is a great time to come and visit with your fellow campers, meet our fantastic volunteers and rangers, and find out about all the great things that Myakka River State Park has to offer. See if you can stump the staff with a question about the park! We serve fresh, hot coffee, tea and treats provided by the Friends of Myakka River. Bring your mug and join in the camaraderie around the fire!

Camper Coffee is generally hosted at the rustic Log Pavilion located just north of the Ranger Station along the park drive. 

Additional Information:

We will be relocating camper coffee to the fire circle at Big Flats Campground while the Log Pavilion is closed for repairs for the following dates: 1/24/18, 1/31/18, 2/7/18, & 2/14/18.

Big Flats Campground is located three miles north of the Ranger Station near the lake area. 

Florida Tales Story Hour @ Myakka River State Park

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm EST

There are no fees for this program.

More Information:
Park Ranger Station (941) 361-6511

Located in the Southwest region at:
Myakka River State Park
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241

Some of our Florida tales contain historical fiction, and some are merely legend, but all are great fun! Join us for an hour of entertainment sure to amuse and enlighten people of all ages. Our volunteers and staff will be on hand to share their favorite Cracker folklore and Florida history tidbits, vital to understanding The Real Florida!  Refreshments and snacks are provided by the Friends of Myakka River and donations are greatly appreciated. 

Story hour is generally hosted at the rustic Log Pavilion located just north of the ranger station along the park drive.

Additional Information:

Story hour will be relocated to the campfire circle while the Log Pavilion is closed for repairs on the following dates: 1/24/18, 1/31/18/, 2/7/18, & 2/14/18.

Hikes to Deep Hole @ Myakka River State Park

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm EST

Reservations are required, limited to 6 participants per trip.

Cost is $20 per person suggested donation which will include entrance fees to the park. 

This exclusive trip is sponsored by the Friends of Myakka River. Your donation will be used to help care for the park and river. 

 

More Information:
www.MyakkaHikes.com Steve White (203) 493-6283

Located in the Southwest region at:
Myakka River State Park
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241

Have a National Geographic type moment in the wilds of Myakka on a wildlife trek led by an experienced nature guide. Deep Hole in Myakka's wilderness preserve is one of the best places in the park to view eagles, wading birds like roseate spoonbills and sandhill cranes, ducks, shorebirds, and of course alligators. 

This is a 5-mile hike through moderatly rough terrain, on sandy soils and along the lakeshore. 

Trips are offered the first and third Wednesday of every month December thru April.

 

Additional Information:

For more information about scheduled and private hikes and to make reservations, please visit www.MyakkaHikes.com or call Steve White at (203) 493-6283.

Camper Coffee @ Myakka River State Park

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am EST

There are no fees required to attend camper coffee, however donations to help cover the cost of refreshments and supplies are greatly appreciated. Any proceeds will go directly to the Friends of Myakka River to help protect, preserve and support Myakka River State Park. 

 

 

More Information:
More information: 941-373-7839 or 941-361-6511

Located in the Southwest region at:
Myakka River State Park
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241

This is a great time to come and visit with your fellow campers, meet our fantastic volunteers and rangers, and find out about all the great things that Myakka River State Park has to offer. See if you can stump the staff with a question about the park! We serve fresh, hot coffee, tea and treats provided by the Friends of Myakka River. Bring your mug and join in the camaraderie around the fire!

Camper Coffee is generally hosted at the rustic Log Pavilion located just north of the Ranger Station along the park drive. 

Additional Information:

We will be relocating camper coffee to the fire circle at Big Flats Campground while the Log Pavilion is closed for repairs for the following dates: 1/24/18, 1/31/18, 2/7/18, & 2/14/18.

Big Flats Campground is located three miles north of the Ranger Station near the lake area. 

Florida Tales Story Hour @ Myakka River State Park

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm EST

There are no fees for this program.

More Information:
Park Ranger Station (941) 361-6511

Located in the Southwest region at:
Myakka River State Park
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241

Some of our Florida tales contain historical fiction, and some are merely legend, but all are great fun! Join us for an hour of entertainment sure to amuse and enlighten people of all ages. Our volunteers and staff will be on hand to share their favorite Cracker folklore and Florida history tidbits, vital to understanding The Real Florida!  Refreshments and snacks are provided by the Friends of Myakka River and donations are greatly appreciated. 

Story hour is generally hosted at the rustic Log Pavilion located just north of the ranger station along the park drive.

Additional Information:

Story hour will be relocated to the campfire circle while the Log Pavilion is closed for repairs on the following dates: 1/24/18, 1/31/18/, 2/7/18, & 2/14/18.

Camper Coffee @ Myakka River State Park

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am EDT

There are no fees required to attend camper coffee, however donations to help cover the cost of refreshments and supplies are greatly appreciated. Any proceeds will go directly to the Friends of Myakka River to help protect, preserve and support Myakka River State Park. 

 

 

More Information:
More information: 941-373-7839 or 941-361-6511

Located in the Southwest region at:
Myakka River State Park
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241

This is a great time to come and visit with your fellow campers, meet our fantastic volunteers and rangers, and find out about all the great things that Myakka River State Park has to offer. See if you can stump the staff with a question about the park! We serve fresh, hot coffee, tea and treats provided by the Friends of Myakka River. Bring your mug and join in the camaraderie around the fire!

Camper Coffee is generally hosted at the rustic Log Pavilion located just north of the Ranger Station along the park drive. 

Additional Information:

We will be relocating camper coffee to the fire circle at Big Flats Campground while the Log Pavilion is closed for repairs for the following dates: 1/24/18, 1/31/18, 2/7/18, & 2/14/18.

Big Flats Campground is located three miles north of the Ranger Station near the lake area. 

Florida Tales Story Hour @ Myakka River State Park

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm EDT

There are no fees for this program.

More Information:
Park Ranger Station (941) 361-6511

Located in the Southwest region at:
Myakka River State Park
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241

Some of our Florida tales contain historical fiction, and some are merely legend, but all are great fun! Join us for an hour of entertainment sure to amuse and enlighten people of all ages. Our volunteers and staff will be on hand to share their favorite Cracker folklore and Florida history tidbits, vital to understanding The Real Florida!  Refreshments and snacks are provided by the Friends of Myakka River and donations are greatly appreciated. 

Story hour is generally hosted at the rustic Log Pavilion located just north of the ranger station along the park drive.

Additional Information:

Story hour will be relocated to the campfire circle while the Log Pavilion is closed for repairs on the following dates: 1/24/18, 1/31/18/, 2/7/18, & 2/14/18.

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