Beaches & Parks

Sun, sand and water are three things Sarasota has an abundance of, but not all Sarasota beaches and parks are the same.

Let sun-drenched fun fill your vacation with a trip to Sarasota County's parks and beaches. Whether you want to dip in the water at one of the best beaches in the world or hike canopy trails in one of Florida's largest and oldest state parks, you'll walk away with an experience to remember!

 You can also check out our beach conditions at any time before visiting our gorgeous Gulf Coast beaches.

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3423_640x480.jpg - South Lido Park
2201 Ben Franklin Dr
Sarasota, FL 34236

South Lido Park consists of one hundred acres containing a variety of coastal habitats influenced by the Gulf of Mexico, Big Sarasota...

Main Street and Pineapple Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
In the heart of downtown Sarasota. The Sarasota Opera House, Selby Public Library and several downtown shops and dining are nearby. Public...
2110 Adams Ln.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Open Daily, 7 am - 10 pm. FREE Admission. Unsupervised. Enjoy at your own risk* *For further information please reference Florida Statue #316.0085
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8650 Bee Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL 34241
Rothenbach Park is a community park with about five miles of paved recreational trails that are perfect for walking, jogging, or cycling...
159 Emerson Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Trails, hiking, beach access, swimming, no lifeguards on duty, is perfect for canoe and kayak launching. Pets, except trained service animals, are...

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Learn More About Our Beaches & Parks

Explore Sarasota’s pristine parks and beaches

Take a dip at some of the best beaches in the world or hike the canopy trails at one of Florida’s oldest state parks. You’ll find a nature experience to remember!

Go Where the Locals Go

Enjoy this list of lesser-known beaches of Sarasota County.

Attractions alongside the Myakka River

Sarasota County is more than a beachside destination; it’s also a nature lover’s paradise. Learn more about the attractions along the Myakka River.