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 Urfer Family Park

4000 Honore Ave., Sarasota
childrens playground
Urfer Family Park provides playgrounds for toddlers through teens; a fitness trail; and a 1-mile nature trail, winding through pine flatwoods, and adjacent to herbaceous and forested wetlands. A boardwalk also overlooks wetland areas.
The Urfer Family Park picnic pavilion and grounds are available for family reunions, corporate outings or organized events. For more information about availability and rates contact the Sarasota County Call Center at 941-861-5000 or visit Parks Online.
Select areas of Urfer Family Park are dog friendly. Dogs are not allowed in or near restrooms, playgrounds, or pavilion.

 First Gold LEED Certified Park


As Sarasota County’s first Gold LEED certified park, Urfer Family Park represents a new milestone in sustainability.

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 Dr. C. B. Wilson House


One of the more unique characteristics of Urfer Family Park is the rehabilitated Dr. C. B. Wilson House, a historic structure constructed circa 1906.

  • The first floor is open to the public for self guided tours on a limited basis each week.
    • Summer hours
      May 1 to October 31,
      Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Winter hours
    • November 1 to April 30, Tuesdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • The house is closed on holiday weekends and may be closed other days.

Take the self guided tour through the first floor to learn about the historic Dr. C.B. Wilson House and other fascinating historical aspects of Sarasota County.

  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • We recommend calling 941-861-5000 in advance of your planned visit.

Volunteer Opportunities
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer docent for the Dr. C.B. Wilson House, please visit Volunteer Sarasota at



Open year round, parking available from 6 a.m. to midnight.

 Park Information

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  • Boardwalks with observation gazebos
  • Fitness equipment-outdoors
  • Multi purpose field
  • Picnic shelter-reservable
  • Picnic tables
  • Playground-ADA
  • Restrooms
  • Trails-paved and unpaved
  • ADA Accessible
  • Dog friendly

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