Paddler’s paradise is just a short drive from anywhere in Englewood, Venice, North Port, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda. We invite all paddling enthusiasts from Venice to Punta Gorda to come and see what makes our paddling locales some of the most breathtaking on Florida’s West Coast.
We welcome walk-ins, but reservations are encouraged for all rentals to ensure availability.
Address & Map
Parking fee is $3 per car, paid at the entrance to the State Park.
8450 Placida Rd, Placida, FL 33946
(There is an Ace Hardware and car wash directly across the street from the entrance to the park.)
Hours: 9AM – 4PM Daily & Weekends
Experience mangrove forests and the beautiful flats of Don Pedro State Park, Lemon Bay, Palm Island & Stump Pass. We guarantee it’s the most fun you can have standing up.
Popular Paddling Destinations from Don Pedro State Park
People often ask us, “Where can we paddle from your location?” The waterways surrounding our location offer paddlers of all skill levels plenty to discover and explore. Here’s a list of some of our most popular paddling routes and destinations.
If you have another destination in mind, we can deliver your kayak or paddleboard rental to your hotel, house, condo, dock, or public beach or other public launch site for a small fee. (Free delivery available (minimum rental period and advance reservations required).)
Come out to our Stump Beach State Park location at the south end of Manasota Key in Englewood. Here, you’ll have easy access to launch directly into the ocean or the Intracoastal Waterway. Our customers enjoy a designated parking area, so there should be no trouble finding a parking spot. Parking fee is $3 per car, paid at the entrance to the State Park.
We are an official vendor of Stump Pass Beach State Park and a portion of our proceeds benefit the Florida State Parks.
Address & Map
900 Gulf Blvd, Englewood, FL 34223
(At the south end of Manasota Key, past Weston’s WannaB Inn.)
You’ll see our banner when you enter the park.
Hours: Mon-Tues & Thurs-Sun: 9AM – 4PM (Closed Wed)