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Red Bug Slough Preserve

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Nice place to take a long walk . We have a dog , dogs are allowed . A nice shaded path meanders... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Paul B
Sarasota, Florida
Great spot for birding

This place is less than 5 minutes from my house so when I'm in the mood for birdwatching/photo... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
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5200 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233
+1 941-861-5000
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Nice place to take a long walk . We have a dog , dogs are allowed . A nice shaded path meanders thru native pines and southern oaks . There is a playground area , and water all around .

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This place is less than 5 minutes from my house so when I'm in the mood for birdwatching/photo taking but don't feel like making the trek out the celery fields, this is my go to spot. Sometimes it's full of birds, other times less so...More

Thank K H
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Lots of interesting and fun things to keep kids happily occupied. Our grandchildren always want to go when they visit

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot to lunch & walk! Google maps took us to a residential entrance, so we parked on the street and walked in. Well maintained and clean. Didn't see any restrooms but there were picnic spots by the water.

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk with our dog, Bella. She's getting on in years (gonna be 13) and travels with us in our RV. I promised to spend the day with her instead of going to The Ringling. So our GPS guided us into a nice modest neighborhood....More

Thank Pamela K
Reviewed 23 February 2018

On the way to visit Pinecraft, drove right past this park right in town on Beneva Road maybe just over a mile or so south of Bahia Vista Road. If you are coming from the south, as we were, there is a retirement center on...More

2  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice, fairly small park/ preserve in a suburban setting. Nice trails along the pond and canal, and also wooded trails at the north end. Walk a mile one way and you can weave through various trails. With the local Audubon Society we saw 38...More

Thank cararro
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, quiet, secluded place to enjoy nature. Few know it is quietly tucked away-maybe that’s good!

Thank KnitCatFit
Reviewed 22 January 2018

One of Sarasota's many trails, both by water and through woods. A good getaway if you don't want to go as far as Myakka.

Thank Chisme
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Quiet park with nice trails and waterways. Picture opportunities with some natural wildlife and lots of birds! Dog friendly as well.

Thank Aaron A
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