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

  • Edwards Islands (Big and Little)

    Ed I - island view from water
    1. Address:Roberts Bay
      Sarasota, FL 34242
    Amenities:
    1. Birding
    2. Fishing
    3. Picnicking
    4. Trail - Unpaved
    Categories:
    1. Natural Areas and Nature Centers
    2. Trails
    3. Water Access Parks

Park Hours: 6 a.m. to sunset

Ed I - island view from water 2

Ed I - island view from water

Ed I - launch point with boats

Ed I - launch point with sign

Ed I - launch point with public

Ed I - water view from island

Ed I - walking path within island

 

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