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Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park

 Activities at Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park

Boating

Boating

There are many opportunities for boating and paddling in the waters of the Aquatic Preserves (Lemon Bay, Gasparilla Sound/Charlotte Harbor, Cape Haze, Pine Island Sound, and Matlacha Pass) which are adjacent to and protected by the Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Canoeing & Kayaking

Canoeing or kayaking in the quiet backwaters of the Aquatic Preserves provides increased opportunities for bird-watching

Participation Requirements

Fishing

Fishing

The Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center (CHEC) does not permit fishing.

Pets

Pets

Pets are welcome if they are kept on a six-foot, hand-held leash and are well-behaved and under your control at all times.