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Myakka Canopy Walkway

Myakka River State Park, Myakka State Park Rd, Sarasota, FL
+1 941-361-6511
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View lake and wildlife

A short drive from the air boat tour site, the walkway is short but takes you far enough into the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JohntheSkierGolfer
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Walk on the top of the trees

This State Park has a lot to offer. Connected to the canopy walkway, there is an observation tower... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom T
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Largo, Florida
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Myakka River State Park, Myakka State Park Rd, Sarasota, FL
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1 - 10 of 354 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

A short drive from the air boat tour site, the walkway is short but takes you far enough into the lake to see great views of the lake and wildlife along the way.

Thank JohntheSkierGolfer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This State Park has a lot to offer. Connected to the canopy walkway, there is an observation tower to observe the park and surrounding area. Plenty of wildlife to see and hiking trails. This is a very large State Park with many things to see...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful day out and can be undertaken if you have a small budget without compromising any of the fun..... although in my opinion I wouldn't take children under say 8.....

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Drove back to the boat tour first thing - it was kind of windy that day and there weren't as many gators out along the river as what we have seen before. Great tour

Thank Sara A
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I grew up going to Myakka regularly and this addition is great to the park. Allows you to understand that FL really is a rain forest. Great education for those interested in life. It's hot bring water.

Thank peter wyatt m
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Fun and not too high up from the ground. The tower at the end of the short walkway gives you the opportunity to climb up far above the trees and see a lot of birds. We didn't encounter any spiders or other scary stuff. Be...More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

not just the canopy walkway but the State park. Go see some gators, visit the marshy area, climb the canopy walkway, even eat there and have a beer ( there is a pretty good selection)

Thank George T
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We initially drove to go in the canopy trail but do to all the rain lately we wasn't able to do it. So instead we walked a couple paths and drove around. Lots of wildlife and photo opportunities. If your in the area I recommend...More

1  Thank Xraykittykat
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We had a great time! The captain was so knowledgeable and entertaining. We all learned a lot. Definitely recommend getting there a little early to make sure you get a good seat.

Thank Jen L
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This wonderful canopy walk brings you up into the trees to see the different ecosystems that inhabit the changeable landscapes. The kids love to climb and walk along the swing bridge. The view at the top is the best!

1  Thank Kelleygirl2
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khauslinger
14 August 2017|
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Response from terartist | Reviewed this property |
No it isn't. It is a walk through the top of trees. Therefore, it would be hard to make it handicapped accessible. You can't put an elevator in the jungle I don't think. You barely get cell phone service. But it is a... More
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Nehiel R
20 May 2017|
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Response from JohnGross | Reviewed this property |
YES ,you can have fun and enjoy
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ToprodChicago
14 March 2017|
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Response from Daryl111 | Reviewed this property |
most likely yes..but I would suggest checking with office upon entry....dogs generally are welcome in MOST places in the park, leashed and well behaved of course
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