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  • Ted Sperling Park / South Lido Nature Park

    1. Address:190 Taft Drive
      Sarasota / Lido Key, FL 34236
    2. Phone:(941) 861-5000
    1. Birding
    2. Boat Ramp
    3. Canoe/Kayak Launch
    4. Fishing
    5. Picnicking
    6. Restroom
    7. Rinse Station
    8. Shelter / Pavilion
    9. Wildlife Viewing
    1. Boat and Kayak Launches
    2. Natural Areas and Nature Centers
    3. Playgrounds
    4. Water Access Parks

Park Hours: 6 a.m. to midnight

This section of Ted Sperling Park at South Lido Beach is popular with kayakers and paddle-boarders looking to explore water trails through mangrove tunnels. Rentals are available through permitted vendors onsite. 


On March 23, 2016, the County Commission (Board) elected to move forward with a project at Ted Sperling Park at South Lido Beach to utilize Pot 1 funding from the RESTORE Act. To learn more about the RESTORE Act and this project please visit our RESTORE Act page by clicking here.

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