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Stump Pass Beach State Park

Englewood, FL
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Needs more parking and friendlier rangers

We tried parking at the beach state park and left without waiting to go have a beer. We went back... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Love the place

So peaceful, long walk to the end but well worth it, take sun shades and water, very much improved... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We tried parking at the beach state park and left without waiting to go have a beer. We went back and waited 15 minutes for a parking spot. There are around 50 spots with about 200 people wanting to park there so you you will...More

Thank shoopafun
Reviewed 6 days ago

So peaceful, long walk to the end but well worth it, take sun shades and water, very much improved now the channel has been dredged

Thank Vistaro
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a walk to the end, but well worth it! There is a place to rent Kayaks and SUPS in the park as well of local areas that will deliver your equipment to the park.

Thank samjry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a guy told us about finding HUGE sharks teeth here. so we went. forgot to ask about the beach itself.....very sharp shells (yep, cut my foot pretty bad). found some teeth, mostly small. disappointed.

Thank SmokieBr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a $3 parking/entance fee no big whoop. The hike from the parking lot to the actual pass is pretty far (~1mi?) and demands good footwear. Nice nature views along the way for toustise and osprey and more. Stump pass at the end is...More

Thank RobCmore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little state park, with a ton of natural action to go with all the boating that takes place around it. Dolphin spend a lot of time here. The Pass itself has a ripping current and a ton of boat traffic, it...More

Thank cordesca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pay the 3 dollars parking, walk to the end of the nature trail and be rewarded with a beautiful beach and if you are lucky watch the dolphins play within metres from the beach.

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting in the area and wanted to get our 10,000 steps someplace other than the beach for a change of pace. We enjoyed walking along a scenic trail in Stump Pass Beach State Park. It was lovely with natural foliage, ospreys, the gulf...More

Thank graymar6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What surprised me the most was how warm the water was in November. Swimmable warm. $3.00 to park is reasonable but small parking area. Lots of shells and the occasional sharks tooth for those who like those things. Not too crowded when we went. Mostly...More

Thank newyorker1953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful little park about a 2 mile walk very scenic and has beautiful trails through a partial canopy to protect you from the sun with beautiful beaches on both sides leading to and little island with dolpins jumping everywhere!

Thank robertc493
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26 April 2017|
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Response from Doreen L | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed on the beach. You can however have a leashed dog in the picnic areas.
Sidney F
3 April 2017|
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Response from 724nancym | Reviewed this property |
The park is called "Stump Pass Beach State Park". It's a long hike down to Stump Pass, shorter walk via path or beach to Middle Beach. If you don't want to hike at all, not to worry, the beach is right by the parking lot.
James B
31 March 2017|
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Response from Lindy L | Reviewed this property |
We love fishing on the point! Point is under restoration so as close as you can get!