OSCAR SCHERER State Park – 1843 S Tamiami Trl. Osprey, FL – (941) 483-5956
This is a smaller park than Myakka State Park. Oscar Scherer offers: hiking trails, restrooms, campground(s), canoe launch, play ground, ranger station, a nature center. Yes, your 4 legged friends are welcome providing you keep them on a lease at all times.
Cost: $5.00 for a car of 4 people.
Oscar Scherer plays an invaluable role in the preservation of Florida scrub-jay habitat. Bald eagles nest here in the winter, and in the summer, Lake Osprey attracts anglers and swimmers.
South Creek attracts anglers, canoers and kayakers.