(Dog Friendly Beach click
here for map / directions)
For dog lovers, noteworthy in Venice is The Brohard Paw Park (1600
Harbor Dr. S., 941-861-9830), with dog drinking fountains, showers on
decks for dogs only, fire hydrants and leash posts. The park is also
adjacent to the only beach area in the county where dogs are allowed
to roam free. Dog lovers have declared this park and beach to be the
best dog friendly park in the state.
beach in Sarasota County, is located south of Venice Airport on Harbor Drive. It has been
left in its natural state, uncultivated, windswept, and secluded. This is an exceptionally
good area to look for and find pre-historic sharks teeth as well
as enjoyable shelling. It is also site of the annual Sharks Tooth and Seafood Festival.
Venice Municipal Beach
An excellent place to
find sharks teeth and other fossilized material and attracts
divers to its coral reef about one quarter mile offshore.
Nokomis Beach, a quiet, family-oriented beach, a
good place for fishing, strolling, or launching a boat.
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