Parks and Recreation
Manatee County provides some of the best recreational activities and facilities in the state. With 51 parks, two golf courses, and miles of beaches to choose from, we have something to offer everyone. Whatever you choose to do, we hope you will take time to unwind, enjoy your family and be active. Remember these are your parks, your programs, and your facilities. We are here to serve you.
We encourage you to utilize this site to explore all we have to offer. If you are unable to locate the information you need, please contact us at (941) 742-5923.
We look forward to seeing you in Manatee County Parks.
Did you know that a state-of-the-art Recreation Center is located in your own backyard at G.T. Bray Park? This is the time to come check out the G.T. Bray Recreation Center and take advantage of a complimentary day pass. read on G.T. Bray Recreation Center
Looking for a safe, fun, and active Program for your child to participate in? Then look no further, we have just what you're looking for!
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There are 45 parks located in Manatee County for you and your family and friends to enjoy.
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There are five white sandy beaches to choose from in Manatee County. read on Beaches
Manatee County Parks maintains seven boat launches located at convenient locations throughout the county. Please click for location information.
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Did you know how important parks are to our community in Manatee County? The Parks and Recreation Department provides green space, produces jobs, stimulates the economy and community growth as well as making the area a nice place to relax and enjoy.
The Resource Management Division is responsible for habitat and wildlife management and public access on nearly 30,000 acres of conserved public land. read on Manatee County Preserves