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Friends of Myakka River

Upcoming events

    • September 23, 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Myakka River State Park
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    Celebrate BIKE YOUR PARK DAY and NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY at Myakka River State Park with a fun, 7-mile bike ride, snacks, a service project, free lunch, NA brews and much more!

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN TO MEMBERS ONLY! 

    General registration opens on Friday, August 25.  Registration closes on Wednesday, September 20, or once the event is full

    Not a member yet? Join us HERE

    Annual individual membership is $25, Couple/Family is $35.  

    In our award winning, FREE family-friendly event in honor of Bike Your Park Day AND National Public Lands Day, we will enjoy a Wild and Scenic slow-paced 7-mile ride on Myakka's paved Park Drive.  We'll make a few stops to learn about Myakka's ecosystems and why biodiversity is so critical for their health (and ours!).

    Following the ride, we will engage in a 40 minute invasive plant removal service project and then enjoy a FREE lunch.

    • Limited to 30 participants
    • Pre-ride snacks, lunch, NA brews and prizes!
    • Park admission fees  waived for all registered.
    • Suitable for all bikes
    • All participants are required to complete a Bike Waiver 
    • Rain or shine!
    • Check-in at the Log Pavilion from 8:30-8:50
    • Ride leaves at 9:00 am
    • Kids welcome with parents 
    • Helmets required for bicycle riders and passengers under 16 per FL law
    • Please bring your work gloves!
    • All Friends of Myakka River members who participate in the event will have the chance to win one of two SWAG bags! 
    QUESTIONS?  Please contact Miri Hardy.


    THIS EVENT IS GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY

    ATHLETIC BREWING COMPANY

    CONSERVATION FOUNDATION OF THE GULF COAST 

    EXTREME TERRAIN


    Friends of Myakka River exists to support Myakka River State Park and the Wild and Scenic Myakka River.

    TOGETHER, WE'RE PROTECTING AND SHARING MYAKKA'S MAGIC, TO THE BENEFIT OF FUTURE GENERATIONS, AND OUR OWN.


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Friends of  Myakka River
13208 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL 34241
941-202-3296


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