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Lake Manatee State Park, Bradenton

Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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3.7/5 based on 85 reviews on the web
Lake Manatee State Park is a 556acre State Park in the U.S. state of Florida, located on the south shore of 2400acre Lake Manatee. It is 9mi east of I-75 on State Road 64 in Bradenton. It is made up of pine flatwoods, Sand Pine scrub, marshes, and hardwood forests.Activities include canoeing and kayaking, camping, boating, picnicking, swimming. Among the wildlife of the park are alligators, turtles, osprey. Amenities include a 60-site campground, boat ramp, dock, and picnic area. The park is open from 8:00 am till sundown year round.
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  • Very peaceful and calm. Sites were spacious with native brush between them. Lake was beautiful. Was surprised there were not a lot of mosquitos. As far as the mouse from the speedway that several peop...  read more »
  • We went to the Lake for a few hours of relaxation but I don't think it is really that sort of place. If you are going to do fishing or boating then it's probably fine, but for a casual visit there are...  read more »
  • Not much out here, Trails are short & plain, but, they have a very good boat ramp! Some good fishing out on Lake Manatee. 
  • Park rangers very helpful, nice campground. Super clean restrooms. Water n electric at campsites. On manatee lake.bikes kayaks for rent,very family friendly
  • Laid back lots to do with family campsites are seperate from eathother so plenty of privicy
  • Great walking trails, waterfront and camping with hook ups. Ranger and staff couldn't be nicer! $5 per car gets full day access.
  • Great place for a walk, run, swim, fishing, camping and relaxing. Everything looks clean and maintained.
  • Amazing place to relax in Floridas serene beauty.
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