A retreat-style park, a place to get away, hide, and relax, sit back and let the world go slowly and serenely by. Offering waterfront RV sites, waterfront tent sites, and waterfront cabin rentals directly on the tropical Myakka River. Separate areas for RV's and tents.
Campsites are generously spaced throughout an old-growth oak hammock. Spanish moss draped oak trees and hundreds of palms cover the majority of the park. We offer a half-mile of accessible waterfront on the Myakka River, with fabulous canoeing, outstanding fresh & salt water fishing, and quiet natural surroundings. A bit of unspoiled Florida still exists.
Just east of downtown Venice, resplendent in Northern Italian architecture and small town charm. With Miles of free sandy beaches and an elegant village atmosphere.
Directions: Traveling on I-75 Take Exit #191(River Road Exit).
Go South .75 miles to first Traffic Light (Venice Avenue)
Turn Left - and you're on our gravel access road - we're just ahead on the right.
Local Interest: The Myakka River is a significantly diverse dark water river approximately 60 miles in length just off the gulf coast of southwest Florida. Due to strong citizen interest in preservation of it’s pristine nature and scenic qualities, the Myakka River was declared a ‘Wild and Scenic River’ by the Florida State Legislature in 1985. Only two rivers in the state are recognized and privileged with this ‘Wild and Scenic’ level of special state protection.
The downtown 'Mainstreet' area of Venice offers an elegant village atmosphere where personalized service and friendly banter are the norm. The historic preservation of the area has developed and renewed the Northern Italian architecture of old. Pleasant breezes from the beaches a few blocks away sweep through the palm-lined streets. The beach itself is just a short walk away through shaded park style paths. Convenient benches, gazebos and restaurants offering dining al fresco' beckon you to relax and enjoy the 'local flavor'.
The variety of shops and restaurants you discover in and around the downtown area will surprise and delight. You will literally find the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker, artists, antiques, handmade confections, second-hand notions, one-of collections, hand-dipped ice cream, and the list goes on and on and on! Way too many really neat places for us to try to list. Practically any item, product, or service desired is available in the downtown area of Venice.