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Beautiful beach and scenery. You can walk through the trees or along the beach. My small children... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
Great Beach for Shell Hunting

Aside from the $3 parking charge (and really, that's nothing to complain about), this is a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Salem, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful beach and scenery. You can walk through the trees or along the beach. My small children were able to walk half way through the state park. Very quiet and peaceful.

Thank Kaydog920
Reviewed 1 week ago

Aside from the $3 parking charge (and really, that's nothing to complain about), this is a great beach. Lots of sand and shells, convenient bathrooms, and you can walk far (either on the wooded path or on the beach), or you can find good stuff...More

Thank abecedarius
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this beach as it was quiet and not crowded (December). Lots of cool shells and wildlife (pelicans, herons, etc.) They had some short walking trails but I liked walking on the beach better. Restrooms and you can rent kayaks from this place for...More

Thank noplacelikethebeach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking here is very limited and you have to wait in line to park. Make sure you bring 3 $1 bills because they do not make change. Though it's a small park, you can rent kayaks and paddleboards.

1  Thank otseng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at Westin's WannaB Inn located at the entrance to Manasota Key & Stump Pass State Park. Walked the entire length of beach. Shells and shark teeth abound in this area. Kids would love it! Since it's the end of December, too cold for swimming...More

Thank BeckyL-FL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our second time going to Stump Pass and the parking was full. We dropped part of our group and went to park 10 minutes away. The ranger still charged us the $3 parking fee?!. The beach and nature trails are awesome, very quiet...More

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This State Park has so many hidden jewels. Threre paths that lead to small beaches on Lemon Bay. Low tide thre are boats ⛵️ anchored people just relaxing swimming off there boats it is just so serene

Thank cookiebailey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good sand and shells.Easy access by vehicle, kayak or boat. Sometimes there are shark teeth depending or recent wave action.

Thank DaveJSkier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to go paddle boarding. We always have our cameras with us as the manatees and bottle nosed dolphins are usually all over the place. I give it 5 stars for anyone who loves paddle boarding.

Thank Alvin J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy a walk through the vegetation to the pass and back along the beach shelling and seeking out Sharks' teeth. Relax on the beach or experience the excellent fishing in the surf. Hard to find a better day out for a mere $3 parking fee.

Thank Phil S
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27 April 2017|
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Response from Doreen L | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed on the beach. You can however have a leashed dog in the picnic areas.
Sidney F
4 April 2017|
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Response from 724nancym | Reviewed this property |
The park is called "Stump Pass Beach State Park". It's a long hike down to Stump Pass, shorter walk via path or beach to Middle Beach. If you don't want to hike at all, not to worry, the beach is right by the parking lot.
James B
31 March 2017|
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Response from Lindy L | Reviewed this property |
We love fishing on the point! Point is under restoration so as close as you can get!