Stump Pass Beach State Park
Stump Pass Beach is located at the south end of Manasota Key, beginning where Gulf Boulevard ends and stretching about two miles. A new 40 space parking lot is open, as is a building with rest rooms and a weather shelter. Enjoy the great beach, shelling and fishing.
This is a great hiking trail. We find that the beach at the end of the trail changes each time we visit.
Visitors come to this secluded beach to enjoy the year-round swimming and sunbathing; shelling is best during the winter months. A hiking trail passes through five distinct natural communities that provide homes for many species of wildlife; covered picnic tables are located along the trail…
Left out of driveway, past roundabout at Englewood beach, to south end of Manasota Key. Pay for parking. Walking trail is 1.4 miles to end. Best explored by kayak, boat, or on foot, Stump Pass features acres of jaw-dropping secluded shoreline (Blind Pass Beach) & is currently the #1 ranked…
“Great food, ambiance, sit inside or outside. Live music Tues. nights, easy & relaxing.”
“Eat lunch right across from Englewood Beach! Park your car here and walk to the beach!”
“This "Sand bar tiki & grill" Right on Englewood beach very cozy place, with fireplaces and cozy seating, great food too and atmosphere Love their seafood nachos!”
“Great place for ice cream and sandwiches. This is located in downtown Venice island, which is walkable and filled with shops and stores to peruse. ”
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“We rented a carolina skiff, and it was clean and ran great! The staff is very helpful and informative about where to go along the intercoastal waterway. They are located right next to Conch Out Vacations. ”