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Coquina Baywalk

1301 Gulf Dr S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
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Fabulous place for birding during spring migration

Spent a couple of hours here observing an incredible number of different bird species in a... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Patrick P
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Charleston, South Carolina
Wonderful walk

It's a bit off the beaten path but a real attraction. You'll be happy if you bring binoculars... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
judithantoinette
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A small nature park on Anna Maria Island perfect for relaxing walks.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice walk” (17 reviews)
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1301 Gulf Dr S, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

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
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
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...More

2  Thank caliliving001
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...More

2  Thank Becky T
Reviewed 19 January 2017

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

Thank aristofit
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...More

1  Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Cooler weather kept us off the beach and this was a good activity after lunch. Not a long walk, maybe about a mile in all. Good views, easy trail.

2  Thank CropseyVacation
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I love this spot just for walking on the sand, photo ops, etc. the photos speak for themselves. Park on the far left side of the coquina beach parking lot and head towards the bridge.

2  Thank minhnvu2014
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Went there early morning when it was quiet and it is certainly worth a visit. Watched the fish jumping in the lagoon as did a large blue Heron standing in the shade. Well constructed board walk which had fishermen on the end and I'm sure...More

Thank Kengolf12
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Went to Coquina baywalk with our three kids. It was easy enough for our two year old to walk by herself. There was a lot to see with many different birds and plants. I am sure that you could see some animals as well, but...More

1  Thank Brendan B
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Nancy S
Are dogs on leashes allowed on baywalk?
20 March 2017|
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Response from Immer-gern-unterwegs | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know whether you can take the dog along or not.
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ClaudiaintheBerks
Where can you park near the walk? I have limited walking ability
19 January 2017|
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Response from CropseyVacation | Reviewed this property |
small parking lot/ area at the trail head.
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Alaina B
Can you ride a bike on this trail?
17 November 2016|
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Response from JohnDobson_UK | Reviewed this property |
No, this is not for bikes...
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