Lyons Bay

Lyons Bay, covering 109 acres, is a bay situated in Sarasota County, with the associated WBID(s): 1968F, 1993, 2002A, 2002B, 2018A.

A small, suburban watershed, containing no named creeks, contributes little fresh water to this small, shallow estuary in the communities of Laurel and Nokomis. The adjacent Venice Inlet provides ample tidal flushing. Lyons Bay is legally protected from degradation by its status as an Outstanding Florida Water. Manatees occupy the bay on a regular basis.

This waterbody is located within: Dona and Roberts Bay Watershed

5 Sampling Locations
175,749 Samples
Earliest Sample 08/08/1990
Latest Sample 01/03/2024