Best paddle sports trails in Sarasota, Florida

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Explore the most popular paddle sports trails near Sarasota with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of paddle sports trails in Sarasota, Florida
Top trails (7)
#1 - Lake Myakka Trail
Myakka River State Park
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Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 4 h 9 m
Myakka River State Park has multiple trails located in Sarasota, Florida The trails are good for all skill levels and their is something for everyone from walking to fishing, kayaking/canoeing, bikes, birding, running, camping, horses are allowed on certain trails. MYAKKA'S WORLDS BIGGEST AIR BOATShow more
#2 - Myakka Hiking Trail Loop
Myakka River State Park
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Length: 29.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
#3 - Lido Key Beach Walk
South Lido County Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 36 m
This lovely beach walk has ample parking and some picnic areas. Sections may be closed occasionally for dredging.Show more
#4 - South Lido Trail
South Lido County Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 29 m
#5 - Lower Myakka River Paddle
Myakka River State Park
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Length: 12.4 mi
#6 - Phillippi Estate Park Walk
Phillippi Estate Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m
Half paved sidewalk, half crushed gravel. Several benches throughout, picnic tables, pavillion and bathroom at parking area. Show more
#7 - Ted Sperling Park Trail
Ted Sperling Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 22 m
Trail starts off near the Lido mangrove kayak launch, proceeds back towards Lido Beach before picking up on the left. From there the trail is all crushed gravel with a few boardwalk sections that leads to a very small lookout point. Bathrooms at parking lot.Show more