Friday, January 1, 2010

Where is Rothenbach Park?

Rothenbach Park sits at the east end of Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, next to Sarasota County Animal Services. It is open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. from November to March and 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. from April to October.

It is a true community park totaling 450 acres and offering many opportunities for recreational and nature based fun. The park is home to both a 2.8-mile and a 1-mile paved recreational trails that are perfect for walking, jogging, cycling. All together Rothenbach Park offers recreation and nature lovers about 5-miles of trails.

Rothenbach Park offers two great playground areas complete with the latest in safe playground equipment that sits on top of a soft mulch surface so kids can run and jump with reduced risk of injury. We also have a pavilion that offers restrooms and grills. This pavilion is also available for rent for private parties.

Trail lengths:
  • Solar Trail - one mile
  • Hammock Loop Trail: 2.75 miles
  • Turkey Trail - .25 mile
  • Shell Road to Hammock Loop Trail parking - .85 miles
Green Features:

  • Mechanically vented restrooms, non conditioned
  • High reflective roofing material
  • Recycled content in Cementitous Siding
  • Exterior materials offer long life & low-maintenance
  • Waterless urinals
  • Highly efficient compact fluorescent lighting
  • Composite wood beams in place of heavy timber
  • Steel structural components contain recycled material
  • Concrete composed of up to 20 percent Fly Ash by weight
  • High efficiency mechanical system (SEER 17)
  • On site storm water retention & treatment
  • Fully ADA accessible
  • Sealed concrete floors provide low-maintenance and long life

Poster advertising first FORP meeting:

1 comment:

  1. Tom,

    You have done a great job showing the highlights of Rothenbach Park.