Walking Tours Led by Florida Master Naturist Guides
You’re guaranteed to learn something new on an eco tour with our multi certified staff. Eco tour guides are certified Florida Master Naturalists in Coastal, Freshwater and Upland ecosystems. Develop a greater appreciation for Florida wildlife as you learn from our passionate tour guides. Learn more about SUP Englewood.
Certified Tour Guides
Beach & Shoreline Walk
Learn about the dunes, cabbage palms, seashells, sharks teeth, nesting shorebirds, and sea turtles as you walk the coastline with a naturalist guide. There's so much to learn about the ecosystems on a barrier island. Including upland habitats, native plants, and gopher tortoises.
The Stump Pass Beach State Park provides habitat to many bird species. Song birds, wading birds, shorebird, gulls, terns and birds of prey. Common sightings include: great blue heron, great egret, snowy egret, little blue heron, green heron, skimmers, royal turns, varying gulls, snowy plovers, willets, sandpipers, belted king fisher, osprey, and bald eagles.
Walking Eco Tours
Stump Pass Beach State Park is located on Manasota Key and extends for almost one and a half miles. This area is maintained by park rangers who ensure that only native vegetation is present in the state park. This is an extensive job and requires constant maintenance.
Stump Pass Beach State Park
The boundaries of the state park extend into the water to the next two islands east of Manasota Key. This includes Peterson Island and Whidden Key. The bay is part of Lemon Bay Aquatic Preserve. This marine estuary is one of the largest in the area and is connected to tidal creeks and the Gulf of Mexico.
Meet at Stump Pass Beach
Address: 900 Gulf Blvd Englewood, FL 34223
Open: Daily 8 AM to sunset
Reservations Required. Please call ahead. Same day reservations are not available for walking tours
Entrance Fee: $3 per car or $2 per person – State Park Entrance Fee – Pay in Advance
Call: 941-26KAYAK | 941-265-2925