Many of our trails are open, check in at the welcome center for a map and information. Please remember to bring and carry water with you while exploring. We suggest insect repellant and sunblock as well.

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ADMISSION: Adults: $6.00

Kids (2-12): $3.00 

Active military complimentary. (with valid ID)

HOURS: We are open to the public Saturday – Sunday 10 am to 5 pm in fair weather. It is wise to check our Facebook page before coming out in case of needed closure due to weather.

Tatum House


Crowley Sporting Clays Tournament Fundraiser hosted by Sarasota Trap Skeet and Sporting Clays!

Come join us at Knights Trail Park on April 27th from 8 am to 1 pm for a day of outdoor fun and friendly competition. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner, this event is perfect for all skill levels. Grab your shotgun and test your aim on our clay target course.

Make new friends, swap stories, and maybe even win a prize! Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to showcase your shooting skills and have a blast outdoors. Proceeds benefit Crowley Museum & Nature Center, a non-profit organization.

Mark your calendar and get ready for a day filled with adrenaline, laughter, and camaraderie. See you at the tournament! Reserve your spot now at

Family Guided Camping Events With Not a Clue Adventures, these events will return in the cooler months after summer. If you are interested in booking a private guided camping event for your friends, family, or group please contact Jeanene at 813-789-0904

The cost is $35 per person (ages 6 yrs and older) and includes private overnight access, dinner, breakfast, Smores, activities, guided night hikes, and more! Proceeds benefit CMNC

2024 Dates - Feb 17, March 9, April 20, May 25

Arrival Time Saturday at 2 pm - Depart Sunday at 9 am

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Tents can be provided for an additional fee:

 $20 (4 person


 $35 (6 person


Please call to reserve a minimum of 3 days in advance.


Myakka River Rendezvous - A Living History Event! We want to thank all of you who came out and participated in this year's event! It was wonderful seeing so many interested in the old ways. We are already planning a larger event for next year!

Please consider supporting Crowley Museum and Nature Center

To support our clean-up and rebuilding efforts and have your donation DOUBLED up to $500 per household per month please donate here and be sure to select Crowley Museum & Nature Center as the recipient. The example posted below.

Experience Old Florida at Crowley Museum & Nature Center in East Sarasota.

Experience Old Florida at Crowley Museum & Nature Center in Sarasota. Immerse yourself in pioneer history and artifacts as you explore the museum, pioneer cabin, Tatum House, blacksmith shop, working sugar cane mill and more. The Children’s Discovery Path nature trail offers hands-on learning opportunities. Explore our trails and see native wildlife. Special events are offered throughout the year

Children's Discovery Path