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Great sunset

Good place for a romantic sunset . Fishing is good too . Go there anytime and enjoy the water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel P
A Nice Park to Take a Picnic

Lemon Bay Park is next door to The White Elephant Pub and Grille. Because of where it is, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Medina, Ohio
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570 Bay Park Blvd, Englewood, FL 34223-2611
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place for a romantic sunset . Fishing is good too . Go there anytime and enjoy the water . This is a very clean area .

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lemon Bay Park is next door to The White Elephant Pub and Grille. Because of where it is, and depending on the day/night, you may be walking through some trash from the night before as patrons don't seem to care where things end up, despite...More

Thank AllyG1264
Reviewed 10 October 2018

You can even walk your (leashed) dog here. A 2 mile hike in a tended natural setting is restorative.

Thank EdFoster
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The area is nice if there isn't any red tide, but red tide has been in here and all areas around here. The smell is going inland 4 miles

1  Thank 362jerry
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We loved the hiking trail options and beautiful views of Lemon Bay, area forests and even meadows where the rare gopher tortoise shows up occasionally. On site clean restrooms and drinking water are also a plus! Thanks to all the volunteers that keep this gem...More

1  Thank kainay
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Tucked away in beautiful Englewood spend a quiet afternoon walking the trails and admiring the water view. Spy a turtle, Bald Eagle, lizard, birds and fish! Great fun for the kids. Bring a picnic lunch or BBQ they have facilities for both.

1  Thank W2102GFsusanc
Reviewed 20 July 2018

I took my dog to Lemon Bay Park this afternoon around 4 pm. Dogs are permitted after many years of not being, as long as they are well-behaved and on a leash at all times, the longest leash being 6'. I did have clean-up bags...More

1  Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Smelly , respiratory irritation, dirty water, dead fish Not as bad as ocean side but still not good. ☹️

1  Thank LindaD0760
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This park has a 2 mile loop trail good for walking and jogging. There are frequently other walkers including couples and people with well behaved dogs on leashes.

1  Thank LDavidMarquet
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Lemon Bay Park is 104 acres on Lemon Bay which has 7200 acres of water. A very nice walking park with two paths, one along the water and one through the woods. A kayak launch, shelter house and picnic tables. Restrooms at the main building....More

1  Thank Robert K
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23 February 2018|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
If you haven't yet been, yes, the park is dog friendly. You must keep your dog on a 6' or shorter lead, and of course clean up as needed.
27 January 2018|
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Response from Robert K | Reviewed this property |
No bikes are not allowed on the trails. Signs are posted.
Beverly E
5 December 2016|
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Response from rcpennington | Reviewed this property |
Here is a list of parks. you should check the website Chapter 14 of the Sarasota County Code of Ordinances requires the following: All dogs must be registered and have current license tags and vaccinations (Sec... More
Karen K
25 February 2016|
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Response from 666Maynard | Reviewed this property |
Gators prefer fresh water. Lemon bay is brackish. Gators pose no threat to kayakers in the bay or really anywhere. Swimming in rivers or inland lakes, however, would be foolish.99% of the time a gator will run from a human... More