Myakka River State Park

13208 State Road 72     Sarasota, FL  34241   (941) 361-6511

Myakka River State Park is located 9 miles east of I-75 in Sarasota. It is one of the oldest and largest state parks in Florida. The Myakka River flows through 58 square miles of this scenic gem. Visitors can enjoy a tour on the tram safari, walk 25 feet above the ground on a suspended walkway, or take a scenic tour on one of the world’s largest airboats. Bicycle, canoe, and kayak rentals are also available. And if you’re looking to get some exercise, there are over 39 miles of hiking trails. Be sure to stop by the Myakka Outpost for gator stew and ice cream afterwards!

Air Boats

Air Boats

Suspended Walkway!

Suspended Walkway!

Park hours are 8 a.m. until sunset and the Myakka Outpost hours are as follows: 

Summer Hours (June 1st-Dec. 15th): Mon – Fri: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ,

Sat & Sun: 8:30 a.m.  – 5 p.m.

Winter Hours (Dec. 16th – May 31st) : Mon – Fri: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ,

Sat & Sun: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Park entrance fees:

Vehicle (2-8 People):$6.00

Vehicle (1 person): $4.00

Extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual

Entrance Pass: $2.00

Motorcycle: $4.00

Pedestrians & bicyclists: $2.00

Bus Tour Fee (30+ people): $60.00

Bus Tour Fee (fewer than 30 people): $2.00 per person 

Tram and Airboat tours:

$12.00 per adult, Airboat & Tram Tours.

$6.00 per child, ages 6-12, Airboat & Tram Tours. 

Canoe, kayak, and bicycle rentals:

$20.00 Canoe & Kayak rental, first hour

$5.00 Canoe & Kayak rental, each additional hour

$15.00 bicycle rental, 1-2 hours

$25.00 bicycle rental, 4 hours

$40.00 bicycle rental, 5 hours to close 

For more information, please visit https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Myakka-River

or you can call: (941) 361-6511