Tucked into the corner of northwest Bradenton, Robinson Preserve includes 487 acres of coastal saltern, marsh, and mangrove habitat. These systems attract a variety of rare wildlife, presenting careful observers with an opportunity to see roseate spoonbills, wood storks, white pelicans, bald eagles, and least terns in their natural environment.
Robinson Preserve offers visitors numerous ways to explore the coastal habitats. Scale the 40 foot tall observation tower for a view of four counties and five water bodies or check out the view from the camera in the Valentine House Visitor's Center. Bike or roller blade on 3 miles of paved trail, and hikers can explore more than 5 miles of shell and coastal trails. For paddlers, Robinson Preserve's 3 miles of blueways present a chance to navigate through mangrove tunnels, marshes and more. The opportunities are endless.
Environmental activities include hiking and biking trails and a canoe/kayak launch. Additional amenities include observation towers and platforms, picnic areas, and a visitors center.
Robinson Preserve is also the location of the Mosaic Center for Nature, Exploration, Science and Technology (NEST), a tree-house and learning space dedicated to guided tours, nature-themed activities and more.
Free admissionInformation Available
Visitor ServiceTours & Transfers
Birding, Camping, Canoeing, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Kayaking, Light Tackle Fishing, Natural Wildlife Viewing, Snorkeling, Swimming
AttractionTours & Transfers
Bicycle Trails, Hiking/Nature TrailsNature & Outdoor
City/County Park, Nature Preserve, Protected Species Habitat, Water RecreationFacility Amenities
Pet-Friendly, Picnic Area