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Coquina Baywalk

1301 Gulf Dr S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
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Back to nature.....

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the beach or the shops, then this is perfect... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Melanie G
Oxford, United Kingdom
Too many bugs

We attempted this walk with our two young children but after only walking about 100 feet we turned... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Fairfield, Connecticut
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A small nature park on Anna Maria Island perfect for relaxing walks.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nature walk” (14 reviews)
“nice walk” (17 reviews)
“sarasota bay” (8 reviews)
1301 Gulf Dr S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

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

1  Thank Melanie G
Reviewed 7 June 2017 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 7 June 2017

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 6 June 2017

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 31 May 2017 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
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Beautiful boardwalk and trails. Walk through the palms and mangroves and enjoy nature. Easy walk for all ages. Near the trolley stop but there is also free parking across the street at Coquina Beach.

Thank Eve S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Spent a couple of hours here observing an incredible number of different bird species in a relatively small area. Great view from sand hill and interesting boardwalks through the mangrove. A must for birders in the area!

1  Thank Patrick P
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Nancy S
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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18 January 2017|
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Response from CropseyVacation | Reviewed this property |
small parking lot/ area at the trail head.
Alaina B
16 November 2016|
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Response from JohnDobson_UK | Reviewed this property |
No, this is not for bikes...