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The City of North Port is committed to the health and well being of it's residents and is proud to provide a large selection of parks with a diverse range of available activities. To search for a specific amenity, please click on the drop down menu below and select the feature you are searching for.

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Interested in renting a facility or pavilion? Contact the City of North Port's Parks & Recreation Department at 941-429-PARK(7275) or reserve the space online.

  • Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park

    Myakkahatchee Creek
    1. Address:6968 Reisterstown Road
      North Port, FL 34291
    2. Phone:(941) 423-7275
    1. Bike Trail
    2. Birding
    3. Dog Friendly
    4. Equestrian Trails
    5. Fishing
    6. Green Space
    7. Nature Preserve
    8. Outdoor Grill
    9. Parking Lot
    10. Pavilion Without Electricity
    11. Picnic Tables
    12. Primitive Camp
    13. Restrooms
    14. Walking Trails (Unpaved)
    1. Parks

The Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park is situated on 160 acres of heavily wooded land north of I-75 and connects to the Carlton Preserve. Within the park is 3.7 miles of trails available for hiking, bike riding, and horseback riding. Primitive camping is also allowed at this park with a permit. The park is maintained by Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources through an interlocal agreement; rental, maintenance, and camping inquires can be made by calling 941-861-5000.

Download a Map of the MCEP Walking Trails

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