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Photo Trek – Myakka River

February 26 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Type: Outdoor Photo Workshop

The Cool Things You will See, Do, and Learn: One of the oldest and largest state parks, Myakka protects one of the state’s most diverse natural areas. The Myakka River, designated as a Florida Wild and Scenic River, flows through 58 square miles of wetlands, prairies, hammocks, and pinelands. Visitors can enjoy wildlife viewing from a boardwalk that stretches out over the Upper Myakka Lake, then take to the treetops with a stroll along the canopy walkway. The park´s river and two lakes provide ample opportunities for photography. Hikers can explore trails that cross large expanses of rare Florida dry prairie.

Activity Level: Low/moderate

Things to Know: There is a $6/vehicle (2-8 people) or $4/vehicle (1 person) park entrance fee.  Carpooling is recommended.

What to Bring: Wide angle and mid range telephoto lenses.  Polarizer and tripod are strongly recommended.  Shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet and dirty.  Shoes with good traction.


Myakka River State Park
Myakka State Park Rd
Sarasota, FL 34241 United States
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