Spend The Day Exploring The Swinging Bridge Canopy Walkway In Florida

There are a lot of great reasons to visit Myakka River State Park on the Gulf side of Florida:

  • The majestic Myakka River.
  • The 37,000-acres of expansive, lush Florida land.
  • The fact it’s one of the largest state parks in Florida.
  • The massive swinging bridge canopy walkway allowing guests to explore the park from the most unique vantage point.


We had you at the swinging bridge canopy walkway, right? For anyone who’s brave enough, this giant wooden walkway is one of the coolest ways to explore this state park. Just wait until you see these views!

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

Have you ever been to Myakka River State Park before? Did you make it up the swinging bridge canopy walkway? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Or if you’re looking for more information about visiting this state park, then check out the Florida State Parks page.

Address: Myakka River State Park, 13208 State Rd 72, Sarasota, FL 34241, USA