The Longest Elevated Canopy Walk In Florida Can Be Found At Myakka State Park
If ever you find yourself in the Sarasota area, we suggest planning a trip to one of Southwest Florida’s largest state parks—Myakka River State Park. This family-friendly park showcases a unique side of Florida’s fauna and flora, but perhaps it’s the canopy walk that really makes the entire experience. If you want to know what the Myakka River looks like from 70-feet in the air, this canopy walk in Florida is it.
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Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to sunset.
Cost: State park entrance fee is $4-$6 per car depending on the number of people in the vehicle.
To learn more about the Myakka River Canopy Walk, visit the website.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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