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“Wonderful experience”

Myakka River State Park
Ranked #6 of 141 things to do in Sarasota
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Owner description: One of the original Civilian Conservation Corps parks.
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Wonderful experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2012

We took the boat tour and the tram tour. Had a good lunch there too. Both informative.

Visited February 2012
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Michigan
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Excellent boat tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2012

The nature boat tour was one of the top 3 highlights of our trip to this area. Excellent value for $12

Visited February 2012
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Philly
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181 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Nice, side trip”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

We headed to Myakka State Park after a failed attempt to find parking in Siesta Key and we were not sorry we did. As with many of the state parks in Florida, it is a beautiful ecosystem. If you want to see gators, you will here! The airboat trip was a treat and a bargain at $12.00. There is also a tram ride, walking trails and camping.

Visited March 2012
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sarasota,FL
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78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Local but great state park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

Rangers are great and the walk thru the treetops is great

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Anderson, South Carolina
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“WONDERFUL WILDLIFE VIEWING”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

Nice campground facility with the exception of two major (to us) drawbacks:
(1) We have Verizon cell phone service but got little or no reception in the campground which became a serious problem when illness struck, and (2) The restroom does not have private dressing area with the shower. There are two shower stalls, but no privacy for dressing. Also, the site next to us had three vehicles, four tents, 16 people and two dogs. The campground hosts nearby didn't seem to mind even though state park regulations do not permit more than 8 persons per campsite. Wildlife viewing is EXCELLENT and the park is large, but I don't think we'll return.

Visited February 2012
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