Lake Manatee State Park

Lake Manatee
Lake Manatee

Lake Manatee was formed in the 1960’s by the damming of the Manatee River. I spent one night camped here, as I made my way back towards the Tampa area.

Manatee trail

A good fishing “lake” from what I heard. There were a few boats out there, when I walked along its shoreline, but certainly not in great numbers.

The trails were mostly through Florida scrub, which made for some soft, sandy hikes.

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