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Coquina Baywalk

1301 Gulf Dr S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
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Fun Nature Park

Comfortable nature walk with great views. No fee, easy parking. Nice evening activity. Take bug... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JavertPA
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Pennsylvania
Hidden attraction

We've been coming to the island for years but had never stopped here before. It's a very pretty and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CCW t
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Plano, Texas
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A small nature park on Anna Maria Island perfect for relaxing walks.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nature walk” (13 reviews)
“nice walk” (17 reviews)
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1301 Gulf Dr S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Comfortable nature walk with great views. No fee, easy parking. Nice evening activity. Take bug repellent.

Thank JavertPA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming to the island for years but had never stopped here before. It's a very pretty and interesting walk through the mangroves. The walk is mostly on boardwalks with several extending out over the water. We enjoyed the views, the crabs, and 1...More

Thank CCW t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the beach or the shops, then this is perfect diversion: a beautiful boardwalk through a Nature Reserve where we saw heron, ibis, pelicans, woodpeckers, two different types of crab, and loads of different types of...More

Thank Melanie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attempted this walk with our two young children but after only walking about 100 feet we turned around and left. Mosquitoes were everywhere even though we had bug spray on and there were lots of bees. Maybe it's just the time of year but...More

Thank 1travlbug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is called Leffis Key and it is on the bay side [LH side] as you drive south towards Longboat Key. Generally this is quiet and you can walk though the mangrove boardwalks and emerge on to viewing platforms over looking the bay and inter...More

Thank Palmasolabay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This walk is great for all levels of physical fitness (but probably not very accessible for wheelchairs/walkers/etc.). You can see a lot of different birds around the area and will definitely see about a million tiny crabs. It's a bit more fun in the cooler...More

Thank Morgan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after breakfast during our trip. It was a nice walk. I would suggest going earlier in the morning during the warmer months.

Thank Christal D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Nice walk but nothing special. It was very hot so that may have influenced this review. We didn't see any wildlife

Thank debradiet
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This was a nice little nature walk right across from the beach. Well kept paths where you could walk along the shore to see Sarasota Bay. There was a sign touting the view from a hill would yield a spectacular view, but it was disappointing...More

Thank Tennisnut77
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We really enjoyed the Coquina Baywalk. We woke to a cooler windy morning and decided it was a great day to check out the baywalk. There are many trails to follow and a boardwalk through the mangroves and along the bay. There are many great...More

Thank STJ061205
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Nancy S
Are dogs on leashes allowed on baywalk?
19 March 2017|
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Response from Immer-gern-unterwegs | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know whether you can take the dog along or not.
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ClaudiaintheBerks
Where can you park near the walk? I have limited walking ability
18 January 2017|
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Response from CropseyVacation | Reviewed this property |
small parking lot/ area at the trail head.
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Alaina B
Can you ride a bike on this trail?
16 November 2016|
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Response from JohnDobson_UK | Reviewed this property |
No, this is not for bikes...
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