Sanibel Island: Tarpon Bay Road & Beach
On the trail:
Located at the southern end of Tarpon Bay Road, at the intersection of Tarpon
Bay Road @ West Gulf. The beach is 8/10 mile south of Periwinkle Way.
A parking lot is located 1/10 mile north of this beach access point on Tarpon
Bay Road ($2 hourly charge, fram 7AM to 7PM).
If visiting the beach with your pet, please remember that pets must be on a leash, and you must clean up after them.
Tarpon Bay Road
Tarpon Bay connects the north of the island to the south,
running from Tarpon Bay in the north to a public beach
in the south. There is no bike path north of San-Cap Road, but the road
(which ends at Tarpon Bay Explorers) is fine for biking.
Length in miles:
||Total Tarpon Bay, from Tarpon Bay Explorers to West Gulf Drive
||Tarpon Bay Explorers to Sanibel-Captiva Road (no bike trail)
||Sanibel-Captiva Road to Periwinkle
||Periwinkle to public parking lot for beach
||Public parking lot for beach to West Gulf
Tarpon Bay Beach
At the beach access point, you'll find water, showers,
and restrooms which are open from 7AM to 6PM.
To see only
the Tarpon Bay Road bike path, uncheck the Show all bike trails checkbox below the map.