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Centennial Park and Boat Ramp

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More known locally for the boat ramp. Park is more known for the homeless. Parking area is... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
2CaribTravelers
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Venice, Florida
Dicey if alone

Went to the park to watch sunset rather than all the way to Siesta Key. I was solo & went to sit on... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
AlohaAndi
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4 Aug 2017
“Have a Boat?”
11 Mar 2017
“Dicey if alone”
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Us 41, Sarasota, FL
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

More known locally for the boat ramp. Park is more known for the homeless. Parking area is patrolled by police but tend to leave the homeless alone.

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went to the park to watch sunset rather than all the way to Siesta Key. I was solo & went to sit on bench with good view. There was a couple on nearby bench or I probably wouldve left. Yes, there were homeless there.. One...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

If you want to see a sunset without going to the gulf beach and without all the traffic this is the place. The down side is sometimes it can be over populated by the homeless so if this is a problem for you brave the...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2016

This park is close to downtown with parking. There are facilities for boating and picnicking. Some shade.

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Reviewed 29 December 2015

This is a very small park, however, it is a nice spot to observe the sunset. A lot of birds fly here. We came to this place as it is the best spot to watch annual Christmas boat parade. The Publix is just across the...More

1  Thank mizaika
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

This large boat ramp makes for a quick and easy access to the Sarasota Bay. Plenty of parking, picnic areas and restroom facilities make this a preferred launching pad. The nearby US Coast Guard Auxiliary facility conducts frequent weekend courtesy vessel inspections, as well as...More

Thank Carl0999
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

Plenty of parking, grab a hat, some drinking water, and pick your bench to enjoy the sound of the waves lapping against the wall as the boats launch into the inter-coastal. There are always a couple of folks fishing along the pier on this day,...More

Thank scbleo
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

Good place to launch a boat if you have one. Lots of space 4 especially if U have a boat trailer. Always pack on weekends and the summer months. Free of charge the trouble is get there early or U wont find a space. Also...More

1  Thank William B
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Reviewed 23 January 2015

We took our dog and picnic lunch to the park. They have beautiful walks, benches. Fun to watch the birds. Unfortunately,the only negative was that there were a half dozen or so homeless people there. I love all people but a few of them made...More

Thank Debby E
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

This is a very well designed boat ramp and parking area. Really facilitated our boating visit to the Sarasota area. The boat ramp users were generally very well mannered and efficient.

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