Two Awesome Sarasota Area State Parks

If you’re looking to have an adventure right here in gorgeous Florida, then look no further than these two great state parks found right here in Sarasota. There’s no need to travel far and away, when you can have fun in your own backyard. So load up the RV and check out these awesome parks.

Myakka River State Park

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Myakka River State Park is an absolutely stunning state park located on 58 of the most diverse square miles you can imagine. From wetlands to prairies to hammocks to pinelands, you’ll see an array of animals, flora, and fauna.

Myakka offers biking, birding, kayaking, boat tours, and much more. If you’re looking for an amazing time, look no further than Myakka.

Oscar Scherer State Park

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With more than 130,000 visitors each year, Oscar Scherer State Park is one of the only places in Florida where you can watch Florida Scrub Jays. At 1,381 square acres, this park is a haven for visitors from around the country. Whether you enjoy kayaking, canoeing, or just relaxing, you’ll be able to find your away here.

Additional activities include:

  • swimming
  • hiking
  • biking
  • freshwater fishing
  • saltwater fishing
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