Skip Stasko Park


Location Of Skip Stasko Park

Skip Stasko Park functions as a trailhead providing access to the Venetian Waterway Trail (and linking to The Legacy Trail) in Venice, Florida.


Skip Stasko Park is family-friendly, pet-friendly, and fully handicapped-accessible. Located at 2101 Scenic Drive in Venice, Florida, the park is open 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset.


A Small Piece of Paradise

Skip Stasko Park is an acre of paradise in Venice, Florida, featuring a colorful rock garden created by The Venice Area Garden Club, a beautiful gazebo, and plenty of bench seating. Enjoy a picnic or take in a short walk to the nearby historic Venice Railroad Depot.


In 2009, Skip Stasko Park was dedicated to the memory of Stanley "Skip" Stasko who served his community for 30 years with the Sarasota County Parks and Recreation Department, overseeing and managing dozens of projects in those years. Stasko is remembered for his earnest commitment to improving the quality of life for the area's residents and visitors. Among his many achievements, Stasko innovated beach-cleaning techniques that are now used by beach communities everywhere.


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