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Anna Maria Bayfront Park
316 North Bay Boulevard
Anna Maria, FL 34216

Sunrise to 10 p.m

GPS 27° 32'03.90" N   82° 44'06.33" W


Weather Anna Maria Bayfront Park Florida 34216   Tides near Anna Maria Bayfront Park FL


Bayfront Park on Anna Maria Island offers; Beach, swimming, reservable pavilion, grills, picnic tables, rinsing showers, water fountains and restrooms.
Pets are not allowed on the beach.

Sea Turtle Season is May 1 - Oct 31
 •No lights on the beach after sunset.
 •Do not approach turtles or nests.
 •Remove beach furniture at dusk.
 •Leave nests and signs undisturbed.

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Anna Maria Beach Parking
Magnolia Avenue & Gulf Boulevard
Anna Maria, Fl 34216

NOAA Anna Maria, City Pier 8726282

Parking is in the lot at the corner of of Spring Avenue & Gulf Drive. No amenities at this location.

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Bradenton Beach Accesses

Click the above link to go to a chart showing beach access locations in the City of Bradenton Beach.

Bradenton Beach Parking
Starting in the north at the intersection of;
   5th Street South & Gulf Drive South
And going south to the entrance of;
   Coquina Gulfside Beach Park
Parking is on the Gulf side of the road. Be sure to follow the parking regulations.

NOAA Anna Maria, City Pier 8726282

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Cortez Beach
Technically from;
   5th Street South & Gulf Drive South
   down to;
   13th Street South & Gulf Drive South
   Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
Included in the description of Bradenton Beach parking as a whole.

NOAA Anna Maria, City Pier 8726282

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Coquina Gulfside Beach Park
2650 Gulf Drive South
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
Southern end of Anna Maria Island, one mile south of 5th Street North, in the City of Bradenton Beach

GPS 27° 27'04.64" N    82° 41'31.01" W ( Entrance )

NOAA Anna Maria, City Pier 8726282

Weather Coquina Gulfside Beach Park Florida 34217   Tides near Coquina Gulfside Beach Park FL


Coquina Gulf Side Beach Park offers; Beach access, changing cabanas, rinsing showers, reservable pavilions, picnic tables, grills, playgrounds, benches and restrooms.

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Holmes Beach Accesses

Click the above link to go to a chart and map showing beach access locations in the City of Holmes Beach.

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Longboat Key Beach Accesses ~ Manatee and Sarasota Counties

Click the above link to go to a chart showing beach access locations on Longboat Key in both Manatee and Sarasota Counties.

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Manatee Beach
Manatee Avenue & Gulf Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34217

GPS 27° 29'49.43" N    82° 42'40.01" W ( Parking entrance )

NOAA Anna Maria, City Pier 8726282

Manatee Beach is a large public beach with free parking, concessions, lifeguards ( please confirm ), showers, picnic tables and restrooms. This is a popular beach, getting there early is recommended, especially on the weekends.

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Useful Links

Florida Saltwater Fishing Regulations Safe Handling of Self Caught Seafood
Videos of Fishing Knots Saltwater Fish Species of Florida
 Seafood Recipes
Fishing Calendar for the Gulf of Mexico

Beach Parks in Manatee County Florida
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Areas in Manatee County Florida include; Anna Maria, Bayshore Gardens, Bradenton, Bradenton Beach, Cortez, Ellenton, Holmes Beach, Longboat Key, Memphis, Palmetto, Samoset, South Bradenton, West Bradenton, West Samoset and Whitfield.
Areas of Salt and Brackish Water Manatee County Florida include; Anna Maria Sound, Big Pass Inlet, Bimini Bay, Bishop Harbor, Braden River, Gulf of Mexico, Manatee River, Miguel Bay, Palma Sola Bay, Perico Bayou, Sarasota Bay, Terra Ceia Bay, Wares Cove, Warner East Bayou and Warner West Bayou.

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