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Ringling Blvd. & Bay Front Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is one of the reasons people come to Sarasota. There is a beautiful Marina and the park itself has a half mile pave walk around it. A great place to either walk or bike. In the summer time there is a childrens' water...More

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a nice place to spend any part of the day. We've been there many times to walk around the park and dolphin fountains, sit by the water and enjoy the scenery, watch fireworks on July 4th, rent a boat from the boat club, and...More

Thank dove4all
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Bayfront Park is to Sarasota, Florida, what Grant Park and Lincoln Park are to Chicago. Located at Ringling Boulevard and Bay Front Drive, or US Route 41 and Gulfstream Avenue, on Sarasota Bay, it is a magnificent waterfront green space with a promenade, playground, tiki...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

We happened along this place at the suggestion of our hotel clerk. Lots of people come here to stroll by the marina and watch the sunset. There are public restrooms, statues, picnic tables and paved walkways. There's also a a bar and sometimes music and...More

Thank jeffreymI6165HP
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The children's fountain is so cool and FREE which is even better! This little park is the perfect spot to visit for something free or affordable to do in Sarasota. The views of the Bay you can't beat them and to look at the boats...More

Thank Kayla B
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Walked from a nearby hotel through the marina and out to the dolphin fountain and back. Wonderful! Easy to walk with great views of the city, bay, bridge. Also had a drink at the tiki bar the night before. Cool setting. Worth the visit.

Thank Jim V
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This park offers wonderful views of both the bay and skyline with a sidewalk circling the entire area. Benches and swinging chairs allow people to enjoy the view and there's a playground.

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 31 July 2018

If you've been out and about all day and are looking for an evening stroll by the water without going to a local beach, or just looking for a nice place to end the day, try Bayfront Park. We always take visitors here, often after...More

Thank susanjenks2016
Reviewed 27 July 2018

If you're looking to take a little time out of from the beach then definitely pay a visit to the Bayfront Park. The Dolphin Fountain statue is particularly worth a look and a great photo op. Surrounding eatery's offer snacks and meals and of course...More

Thank lyraSurrey
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A great time to go is around sunset or even later. There’s usually a breeze, and lots of people walking around the park.

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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs on a leash are permitted. Marina Jack's even allowed dogs on a leash on their exterior patio for dining.