Lake Manatee State Park

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name = Lake Manatee State Park
iucn_category = Ib



caption =
locator_x = 227
locator_y = 162
location = Manatee County, Florida, USA
nearest_city = Bradenton, Florida
lat_degrees = 27
lat_minutes = 28
lat_seconds = 41
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 82
long_minutes = 20
long_seconds = 10
long_direction = W
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governing_body = Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Lake Manatee State Park (Lake Manatee State Recreation Area) is a convert|556|acre|km2|1|sing=on State Park in the U.S. state of Florida, located on the south shore of convert|2400|acre|km2|0|sing=on Lake Manatee. It is convert|9|mi|km|0 east of I-75 on State Road 64 in Bradenton. It is made up of pine flatwoods, sand pine scrub, marshes, and hardwood forests.

Activities include canoeing and kayaking, camping, boating, picnicking, swimming. Among the wildlife of the park are alligators, turtles, osprey. Amenities include a 60-site campground, boat ramp, dock, and picnic area. The park is open from 8:00 am till sundown year round.

References

* [http://www.floridastateparks.org/lakemanatee/default.cfm Lake Manatee State Park] at [http://www.floridastateparks.org Florida State Parks]
* [http://www.stateparks.com/lake_manatee.html Lake Manatee State Park] at [http://www.stateparks.com State Parks]
* [http://www.abfla.com/parks/LakeManatee/lakemanatee.html Lake Manatee State Recreation Area] at [http://www.abfla.com Absolutely Florida]
* [http://areas.wildernet.com/pages/area.cfm?areaID=FLSPLN&CU_ID=1 Lake Manatee State Recreation Area] at [http://www.wildernet.com Wildernet]


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