Lemon Bay Park

Visiting Lemon Bay Park is a great way to get in touch with nature. The 210-acre park is located in Englewood and has many immersive ways to get closer to wildlife. There are 1.7 miles of shoreline on the Lemon Bay Aquatic Preserve, numerous trails that wind through different landscapes, canoe launches and fishing piers. There are also guided tours available in the park to provide a deeper understanding of the history of the park and local habitat. If you’re interested in seeing a variety of birds, aquatic life and scenic sunset views, Lemon Bay Park is a wonderful place to visit while you’re staying in Manasota Key.

Park Facilities and Amenities

With restrooms, a welcome center and other facilities, this park has numerous amenities that can be enjoyed by visitors.
  • Canoe Launch
  • Parking Lot
  • Fishing Pier
  • Picnic Facilities
  • Restrooms
  • Butterfly Garden

Types of Birds

From migratory birds to local species rearing their young, you'll find many species in Lemon Bay Park.
  • Western Sandpipers
  • Least Sandpipers
  • Common Loons
  • Red-breasted Mergansers
  • Magnificent Frigatebirds
  • Red-Shouldered Hawks
  • Pine Warblers
  • Bald Eagles

Make It A Trip

Located about 15 minutes from Manasota Key, Lemon Bay Park is close enough for a day trip or another. While there aren’t any restaurants in Lemon Bay Park, there are plenty of places to choose from within a 10 minute drive away. Along the way there or back you can stock up on any snacks, food or supplies at local grocery stores and shops along S. Indiana Avenue.

Book Your Stay Today

You can enjoy Lemon Bay Park's beauty while you stay at our beachfront rentals. If you are interested in scheduling a rental to begin your adventure, book with us today!