Ken Thompson Park - This boardwalk has been sensitively designed to protect the environment while allowing public access and enjoyment of the mangrove canopy experience. As such, the visitor will e... Photo
Ken Thompson Park - Boat Ramp Photo 2
Ken Thompson Park - Playground is close to picnic areas, water fountain and restrooms. Photo 3
Ken Thompson Park - Playground is close to picnic areas, water fountain and restrooms. Photo 4
Ken Thompson Park - Playground is close to picnic areas, water fountain and restrooms. Photo 5
Ken Thompson Park - On the northwest side of the park is the fishing pier. Photo 6
Ken Thompson Park - Perfect for canoe and kayak launching. Photo 7
Ken Thompson Park - Ken Thompson - In recognition of this dedicated service to the City of Sarasota as City Manager from February 1, 1950 to February 1, 1988. Photo 8

Ken Thompson Park

1700 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236 (941) 263-6386

Perfect for canoe and kayak launching, allows leashed pets, has a fishing pier & boat ramp, picnic area, water fountain, playground, bathrooms, electric car charger, and walking trails. Perfect location to watch the sunset.

Ken Thompson In recognition of this dedicated service to the City of Sarasota as City Manager from February 1, 1950, to February 1, 1988. Mangrove Boardwalk This boardwalk has been sensitively designed to protect the environment while allowing public access and enjoyment of the mangrove canopy experience. As such, the visitor will encounter low branches and narrow corridors in some areas along the walkway.

Owned and operated by the City of Sarasota Parks & Recreation District.

Amenities

Beaches & Parks Details

  • Bicycle Trails
  • Boat Ramp
  • Canoe Launch
  • Equipment/Facility Rental
  • Fishing Pier
  • Hiking Trails
  • Pet Friendly Park
  • Picnic Facilities
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Wildlife/Bird Watching

General Info

  • Accessible
  • Family-Friendly
  • Pet-Friendly

Meeting Venues & Services Amenities

  • ADA Compliant
  • Outdoor Space

Sports & Outdoors Facility Details

  • Equipment/Facility Rentals

Sports Facilities Amenities

  • Sub Region -:
    Downtown Sarasota
Ken Thompson Park - This boardwalk has been sensitively designed to protect the environment while allowing public access and enjoyment of the mangrove canopy experience. As such, the visitor will e... Photo
Ken Thompson Park - Boat Ramp Photo 2
Ken Thompson Park - Playground is close to picnic areas, water fountain and restrooms. Photo 3
Ken Thompson Park - Playground is close to picnic areas, water fountain and restrooms. Photo 4
Ken Thompson Park - Playground is close to picnic areas, water fountain and restrooms. Photo 5
Ken Thompson Park - On the northwest side of the park is the fishing pier. Photo 6
Ken Thompson Park - Perfect for canoe and kayak launching. Photo 7
Ken Thompson Park - Ken Thompson - In recognition of this dedicated service to the City of Sarasota as City Manager from February 1, 1950 to February 1, 1988. Photo 8
Ken Thompson Park - This boardwalk has been sensitively designed to protect the environment while allowing public access and enjoyment of the mangrove canopy experience. As such, the visitor will e... Photo
Ken Thompson Park - Boat Ramp Photo 2
Ken Thompson Park - Playground is close to picnic areas, water fountain and restrooms. Photo 3
Ken Thompson Park - Playground is close to picnic areas, water fountain and restrooms. Photo 4
Ken Thompson Park - Playground is close to picnic areas, water fountain and restrooms. Photo 5
Ken Thompson Park - On the northwest side of the park is the fishing pier. Photo 6
Ken Thompson Park - Perfect for canoe and kayak launching. Photo 7
Ken Thompson Park - Ken Thompson - In recognition of this dedicated service to the City of Sarasota as City Manager from February 1, 1950 to February 1, 1988. Photo 8