Shamrock Park & Nature Center
Location Of Shamrock Park & Nature Center
Address: Located at 3900 Shamrock Drive in Venice, Florida
Hours: Shamrock Park is open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM, April through October, and from 6:00 AM until 6:00 PM, November through March.
Amenities: Multi-use trail, tennis and basketball courts, playground and picnic pavilion, free admission, free parking
Pets: Sorry, no pets allowed, except for service companion animals
Handicap Accessibility: Shamrock Park is family-friendly and completely handicapped-accessible
82 Acres to Explore
Shamrock Park and Nature Center features 82 acres of primitive Florida scrub habitat supporting the gopher tortoise and the Florida scrub jay, among other species. The consistent theme at this Venice / Sarasota County park is environmental awareness and education.
A network of local trails connects Shamrock Park to the Venetian Waterway Trail, The Legacy Trail, Caspersen Beach, downtown Venice, or north to Sarasota. Shamrock Park is the perfect starting point for your hiking or bicycling adventure.
The two multi-purpose rooms at the Nature Center are available (for rent) for classes, seminars, community meetings, crafts shows, and other events. Current offerings include tennis classes and a series of nature lectures regarding the Florida environment.
Shamrock Park and Nature Center a unique and important part of the Venice and Sarasota County community, Providing both recreation and education as well as protection to threatened species in Florida's fragile environment.