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Address: 1301 Gulf Dr S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL

A small nature park on Anna Maria Island perfect for relaxing walks.

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Graet [place to spend a cool morning

We really enjoyed the Coquina Baywalk. We woke to a cooler windy morning and decided it was a great day to check out the baywalk. There are many trails to follow and a boardwalk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, Pa
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice walk but nothing special. It was very hot so that may have influenced this review. We didn't see any wildlife

Thank debradiet
New Rochelle, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice little nature walk right across from the beach. Well kept paths where you could walk along the shore to see Sarasota Bay. There was a sign touting the view from a hill would yield a spectacular view, but it was disappointing as it was obstructed by branches..

Thank Tennisnut77
Pittsburgh, Pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the Coquina Baywalk. We woke to a cooler windy morning and decided it was a great day to check out the baywalk. There are many trails to follow and a boardwalk through the mangroves and along the bay. There are many great views and different wildlife to see. We saw a crab and some unusual birds. We... More 

Thank STJ061205
IL, United States
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful boardwalk and trails. Walk through the palms and mangroves and enjoy nature. Easy walk for all ages. Near the trolley stop but there is also free parking across the street at Coquina Beach.

Thank Eve S
Charleston, South Carolina
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours here observing an incredible number of different bird species in a relatively small area. Great view from sand hill and interesting boardwalks through the mangrove. A must for birders in the area!

1 Thank Patrick P
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57 reviews
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

It's a bit off the beaten path but a real attraction. You'll be happy if you bring binoculars. There is lots to see and it's always been quiet and serene when we've been there.

Thank judithantoinette
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is by far my favorite beach in the state of Florida, every time I come down this is my number 1 stop! the water is absolutely beautiful its crystal clear you can even see your toes! never to crowed or too loud. Its always just right!

2 Thank caliliving001
Fostoria, Ohio
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Plenty of parking at this nice quiet preserve. The entrance is right across the street from Coquina Beach on Gulf Drive on Anna Maria Island. We visited at 9am on a Monday and were the only ones there, except for 3 fishermen out in the bay in their waders. Saw lots of shore birds & the pelicans were actively feeding.... More 

2 Thank Becky T
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Nice and relaxing. Only negative is that there is no crosswalk from Coquina beach....we were walking!

Thank aristofit
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is where we started our day trip. Nothings far away so we had no problem finding this walk. Its just at the beginning of gorgeous Coquina Beach. Its a free little protected area and worth a stop. Theres a nice view from the top of the water and a little boardwalk where you can catch a view of the... More 

1 Thank easterntreker

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