Myakka River State Park
New Wildlife Tours
The airboat tours have been replaced with pontoon boat tours. Boat tours:9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Tram tours: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tickets per tour are $20 plus tax for adults, $12 plus tax for children 3-12, 2 & under are free. For questions, please call 941-923-0220.
There will be no tram tours on Monday, February 18th.
Welcome to Myakka River State Park
The majestic Myakka River flows though 58 square miles of one of Florida’s oldest and largest parks.
In a scene reminiscent of what early Native Americans and Spanish explorers witnessed, arching palm trees and live oaks reflect on a winding tea-colored stream. The cries of limpkins and osprey pierce the air while alligators and turtles sun lazily on logs and riverbanks.
This is the Myakka River, Florida’s first state-designated wild and scenic river, and it flows through a vast expanse of unspoiled wetlands, prairies, hammocks and pinelands that make up Myakka River State Park. Boating, fishing, canoeing and kayaking are popular activities on the water while hikers and bicyclists explore miles of trails and backroads.
Plan Your Visit
Myakka Outpost, Rentals and Café
Myakka's Vast Dry Prairie
Mon, Feb 18, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ESTCome join us every Monday night for some good 'ole Florida folklore! Expert storytellers and knowledgeable park staff/volunteers join interested campers and visitors for great nights of camaraderie and tradition. Bring snacks and smiles!
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