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 Maxine Barritt Park

1800 Harbor Drive South, Venice, FL
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This parks offers beautiful sunset views of the gulf. A large pavilion that you can reserve, is often used for special events, weddings and private parties.

The park also have small picnic shelters, playground and ample parking.

Sharky's Restaurant and the Venice Fishing Pier are adjacent on one side, and Brohard Beach and Paw Park, on the other side. 

No lifeguard on duty


 Venice Fishing Pier

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 Viewing Point and Boardwalk

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 Park information


Open year round, sunrise to sunset.

For additional information and reservations, call the Contact Center at 941-861-5000, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Maxine Barritt Park Facility Rental Map 

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  • Beach access
  • Fishing pier
  • Parking
  • Picnic shelters-small
  • Picnic shelter large-reservable
  • Restrooms
  • Trails-paved

 Large Picnic Pavilion

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