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The City of North Port is located in Sarasota County between Tampa and Fort Myers. Easily accessible from Interstate 75, this Southwest Florida city is tucked beneath a thick oak and pine canopy rich with archeological history and beautiful natural springs.
The City of North Port offers an abundance of canoeing and kayaking opportunities for the avid enthusiast. With nearly 80 miles of freshwater canals, nine miles of the Myakkahatchee Creek, and a portion of the lower Myakka River, North Port is ideal for the adventurous who want to explore.
Motorized boats are able to launch from Marina Park to access the lower Myakkahatchee Creek, which flows into the Myakka River. North Port also is ideal for fishing with plenty of freshwater and saltwater varieties.
Contact the City's Parks and Recreation Division at (941) 429-7275 for details.