Outdoor Activities

Whether it’s hiking through lush trails, casting a line on a thrilling fishing adventure, spending a day on the water, or simply enjoying the Florida sun, the Bradenton Area beckons you to step into your very own playground of endless possibilities. After all, there’s no better way to experience Authentic Florida than by immersing yourself in the enchanting allure of our crystal-clear gulf waters, basking in the warmth of the year-round sun, exploring vibrant nature parks, and strolling along the always charming Bradenton Riverwalk.

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Nature’s Beauty is Abundant

Learn about some of the eco activities and public environmental programs available in the Bradenton Area.

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Well Preserved

There are more than a dozen nature preserves found across the Bradenton Area. Each preserve as diverse as the next.

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Kayak and SUP around the waters

Kayak through magroves, partake in a paddleboard yoga session or get close with wildlife like manatees, or dolphin.

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