Robinson Preserve in Bradenton Fl, is a salt marsh now home to jumping mullet and hundreds of other species of fish and other marine life. This preserve is a 600+-acre coastal preserve located in northwestern Bradenton.The interior of the preserve features hiking paths, kayak and canoe waterways, bridges, picnic spots, mangrove forests and a 53-foot-tall tower with a wide-open view of the Tampa Bay area. The 120-year-old Valentine House, moved to the preserve by boat, is near the entrance to the property, scheduled for a renovation to become Robinson’s information center. One of the aquatic entrances to the preserve is at 9800 Manatee Ave. West, Bradenton 34209, and the main entrance is 1704 99th Street NW Bradenton, 34209, phone:(941) 745-3723
. This wonderful launch site boast home to dolphins, manatees at play and many other wildlife that you won't see at the other area.
The Preserve has some exciting news to announce!! With constant additions to this area the county is working very hard to finish a new expansion area that includes a new kayak launch, hiking and running trails, viewing mound, additional parking and restrooms, an education center for different classes, and expansive paddling trails! This new area is filled with exotic flat woods and will make a wonderful addition to the Robinson Preserve.
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This is the paddle trip provider's website for government activities please go http://www.mymanatee.org
Kayak and Paddle Board the Preserve with
Absolutely all kayak and paddleboard rentals are reservation only.
A great way to view the park is from the water! Kayaking and Paddle Boarding is one of the fastest growing sports in the nations! You can rent a kayak or paddle board with surferbus.com. They provide all the gear you will need to enjoy Robinson Preserve! There are kayak and paddle board Eco trips available seven days a week launching on the hour by "reservation only"
Please note that Surferbus launches at one of the aquatic entrance: 9800 Manatee Ave West, on the Palma Sola causeway (online reservations are needed for any rentals, no soliciting allowed at the park. Please book online at surferbus.com and use promo code save10 to get a discount.