Englewood- Cape Haze

(Englewood, FL)


Don Pedro State Park

This beautiful little island is part of an extensive chain of barrier islands extending along the Gulf Coast of Florida. Between Knight Island and Little Gasparilla Island, Don Pedro is accessible only by private boat. Boaters can tie up at the dock on the bay side of the island, which is lined with mangroves. Access to the dock is through a 2.5 -foot - deep channel south of the Cape Haze power line crossing. Visitors might see endangered animals such as West Indian manatees, gopher tortoises, bald eagles, and American oystercatchers. With a mile of white sand beach, popular activities on the island´s Gulf side include sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, and shelling. Boat and surf fishing are also favorite pastimes. For hiking and nature study, trails meander through the island´s 11 natural communities. Located off the coast of Cape Haze about nine miles south of Englewood. Boating location is Nautical Waterproof Chart #25. Intracoastal Waterway directional signs guide visitors to the park.



Leverock's Seafood House

  • 7000 US - 19
    Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Marker 17A Cafe

  • 260 Maryland Ave
    Englewood, FL 34224


Rum Bay Restaurant

  • 7092 Placida Road
    Placida , FL 33946


The Fishery Restaurant


Keith Lemley
(888) 781-7363

6950 Placida Road
Englewood, FL 34224


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