Description: Shoreline Park with picnic facilities and old docks along Charlotte Harbor and Fishing Dock.
Vegetation Communities: Oak and palm
Location: Along Charlotte Harbor on Bayshore Road, Charlotte Harbor. Coming South on US 41, turn right on Edgewater and left at the first traffic light (Bayshore Road) to Fishing Pier and beyond. Coming North on 41 from Punta Gorda, turn left from turn lane immediately after crossing Gilcrest Bridge (Charlotte Harbor)on to Bayshore Road.
Amenities: Bike trails, canoe/kayak, fishing, nature trail/ walking trail, picnic shelter, restrooms.
Animal Species: You may not be able to see all these species
Birds that you may encounter year-round include:
|Brown Pelican||Great Egret||Little Blue Heron|
|Green Heron||Black-crowned Night Heron||Yellow-crowned Night Heron|
|Laughing Gull||Ring-billed Gull||Least Tern|
|Royal Tern||Red-bellied Woodpecker||Mourning Dove|
|Blue Jay||Common Grackle||Boat-tailed Grackle|
Migrants that you may see:
|Robin||Blue-gray Natcatcher||Some shore birds at a low winter tide|
|Due to the proximity of Bayshore Road, residential and multi-family homes, few mammals are likely to be able to inhabit the area|