Alligators – Myakka River!

These prehistoric looking alligators may appear tame and subdued, but they are completely unpredictable.

The Jelks Preserve

The Jelks Preserve, a Myakka River land preservation effort at it’s finest, is a simple park with several miles of trails throughout the 640 acres of Florida Native Habitat. Oak Hammocks, Pine and Scrubby Flatwoods, Seasonal Sloughs and Marshes are scattered throughout the trails which cut through most upland areas and reach a couple points […]

SleepingTurtles Preserve N

Hiking, Canoeing, and Kayaking at Sleeping Turtles Preserve along the Tropical Myakka River in Venice.

Myakka River Management Coordinating Council

The Myakka River Coordinating Council is Protecting the Myakka River for YOU!

Myakka Canopy Walkway

The Myakka Canopy Walkway offers a ‘birds eye’ view of surrounding nature in the sub-tropical ecosystem of Myakka State Park in Sarasota Florida.

Flatford Swamp – Myakka River

The Hardy Hiker in Flatford Swamp is rewarded with the uniqueness of a peek at untrampled Florida in the Myakka River Headwater Ecosystem.

Myakka State Forest

The Myakka State Forest – an 8,500 acre Resource for Hiking, fishing, Camping, and Hunting.