Gulfport Florida Clam Bayou Nature Park

By Published On: May 21st, 2022

Gulfport Florida Clam Bayou Nature Park

Published on 05/21/22: Happy Saturday! Before I dive into details on Clam Bayou Nature Preserve, keep today’s Floridania Fest on your radar. This is an an event for “all things vintage Florida”, with art, souvenirs, post cards and more!

Floridania at Gulfport Casino

The Floridania Fest ties in with my Gulfport series because it’s hosted at the Gulfport Casino. The event starts at 10am, with the last admission at 3:30pm. $5 entry free, though it’s free for 14 and under. Collectors from all over Florida will be selling vintage Florida merchandise…and buying.

Clam Bayou in Gulfport

Clam Bayou on Boca Ciega Bay! While you’re in Gulfport, I encourage you to visit this 170 acre nature preserve. Especially if you have kids. Plenty of walking trails, kayak and canoe launch, cool areas to paddle, pavilions, green space, an estuary, plus restrooms onsite. All this, just a couple minutes from downtown Gulfport!
The estuary areas provide a habitat for species such as fiddler crabs, clams, birds and dolphin. As you wander the trails, you’ll find observation decks which are great for spotting the wildlife. Not sure about your children/grandkids, but whenever Colt spots anything resembling an observation deck, his walk turns into a jog!🏃‍♂️

Blueways Trail System

When I say there are cool areas to paddle, Clam Bayou is part of the Blueways Trail System in Florida. As a whole, Blueways consists of 1550+ miles of marked water trails for paddlers! A self-guided tour with stops you’ll find along the routes. 🛶
The kayak/canoe launch is a good one too, as it’s essentially a floating slip that will keep you from flipping over while boarding. Not that any of us have ever done that, especially while maneuvering kids.😂
Keep in mind there are two areas of Clam Bayou to visit. One at the end of 34th Ave S (80% of the bayou) and the rest is accessible at the end of Miriam St. S.
Clam Bayou is also known as Osgood Point.
Btw, my website at is “live” now. If you come across a bug or think of suggestions, please DM me! Cheers!🏝
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Address: 4099 34TH AVE. S, St Petersburg, Florida
Hours: Opens 30 min before sunrise and closes 30 min after sunset

Tampa Bay Area Real Estate

If you or anyone you know has any local real estate questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. You’ll receive up to K at closing when you use my LovingStPete Team to buy or sell a property! Also, there’s a group of followers who I give back 0’s to a particular non-profit of theirs at closing. I should do this for everyone…and I will going forward. Simply mention your favorite non-profit when you reach out!

I started LovingStPete on Facebook and Instagram to help clients and others learn about the Tampa Bay area. It’s now followed by over 25K people! My past includes developing a vacation rental advertising company, which I ran for a decade, and then sold to HomeAway/VRBO.

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Written by : St Petersburg Realtor, Mike Braswell

Mike Braswell is a Tampa Bay Realtor, serving St Petersburg, Clearwater, all nearby beaches and more. Mike started LovingStPete in October of 2020 after a difficult year took its toll on local businesses. After being cooped up for portions of 2020 (lockdown) Mike and his son decided to get out and explore, helping spread the good word about the local area he loves so much. Often even doing gift card giveaways to support local. LovingStPete is now followed by over 48 thousand people on social media! The majority of posts are informative on fun parks, activities, day trips, great restaurants, and in general provide a comprehensive tour of the area!

Soon after receiving his bachelors in Management Information Systems, Mike developed and then operated a vacation rental advertising business for 10+ years as CEO/Owner. The business was eventually acquired by VRBO. Mike has earned the trust of many large clients over the years. Such as NFL, Wynn Resorts, Blue Cross Blue Shield, VISA, Genuine Parts Company (NAPA Auto Parts), AT&T, and other Fortune 500 companies.

When not spending time with his beautiful wife and energetic son, Mike enjoys boating and is also an avid tennis player. An interesting fact about Mike is that he grew up on an avocado farm with over 15 varieties, some of which you can find in our local Publix/Winn Dixie as his dad still farms the same farm at 87 years old!

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