Cockroach Bay Boat Ramp

Boat Ramp

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Location and Hours


5299 Cockroach Bay Rd.
Ruskin, FL 33570


Sunrise to Sunset


(813) 987-6240


Boat ramp access point and parking are located at the western dead end of Cockroach Bay Road. Parking is along Cockroach Bay Road or 3839 Gulf City Road. Paddlers can access the marked Horseshoe Crab and Snook Canoe Trails by canoe or kayak. Enjoy a leisurely paddle through mangrove tunnels, oyster reefs, and seagrass beds. This pristine aquatic preserve provides food and shelter for numerous marine creatures and birds.


  • Boat Ramp
  • Picnic Tables