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
 Ground Dove  Cardinal  Mockingbird
 Blue Jay Common Grackle  Boat-tailed Grackle

Migrants that you may see:

Robin Blue-gray Natcatcher Some shore birds at a low winter tide

Documented Mammals:

Grey Squirrel
Due to the proximity of Bayshore Road, residential and multi-family homes, few mammals are likely to be able to inhabit the area

Documented Herps:

Brown Anole