Launch your kayak, boat, paddleboard or kiteboard!

Get out and explore Sarasota’s beautiful waterways and coastal environment. Home to numerous bird and marine species, our waterways and coastal environment offers many opportunities for wildlife viewing.

You can boat, swim, paddleboard, fish, waterski, wakeboard, tube, kiteboard or paddle your way around the waterways of Sarasota County. Be sure to use the Blueways Paddling Guide as you get into the flow of Sarasota’s kayak, canoe and paddleboard trails.

Wharf P canoe launch

  • Higel Marine Park

    Higel_boat ramp ramp
    1. Address:1330 Tarpon Center Drive
      Venice, FL 34285
    1. Boat Ramp
    2. Boat Ramps for Motorized Vessels
    3. Fishing
    4. Grills
    5. Picnicking
    6. Restroom
    7. Shelter / Pavilion
    1. Boat and Kayak Launches
    2. Water Access Parks

Park Hours: sunrise to sunset

Higel_ramp with boats view

Higel_ramp with boats view 2

Higel_ramp picnic shelter


Higel_ramp sign

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