|Recreation at Mosquito Lagoon Aquatic Preserve
Recreation in Mosquito Lagoon includes fishing, canoeing, kayaking, motorboating, sailing, water
skiing and nature viewing. The lagoon, particularly the southern portion, is one of the least
developed regions on the east coast. Fishing is especially popular in Mosquito Lagoon with the
majority ofanglers targeting redfish and spotted sea trout.
Three public waterfront parks are located east of U.S. Highway 1 along Riverside Drive, in the city
of Edgewater, adjacent to (Mosquito Lagoon Aquatic Preserve (MLAP).
- Kennedy Point Memorial Park.
- Menard-May Park.
- Veterans Park.
Kennedy Point Memorial Park and Menard-May Park both have boat ramps. Menard-May Park also offers the
public a riverfront playground, pavilion, restrooms, sandy beach, native plants, mangrove habitat and
two fishing/observation piers. Veterans Park has a parking area and a fishing
and observation pier that
juts directly onto Mosquito Lagoon. Additional public boat and kayak launches are available around
Mosquito Lagoon, outside MLAP boundaries.
April 06, 2015
3900 Commonwealth Boulevard M.S. 235
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
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