Intracoastal Waterway Venice

Intracoastal Waterway Venice, covering 86 acres, is a bay situated in Sarasota County, with the associated WBID(s): 2018B.

This angular canal was excavated in the 1960s and created the island of Venice. Hatchett Creek and Alligator Creek are at the north and south ends, respectively. The shoreline is entirely composed of rock revetment, and now hosts the Venetian Waterway Park along its banks. Marina Park, located on the northeast side, offers a boat launching ramp into the ICW. The direction of tidal flow is north from Lemon Bay to the Venice Inlets. This waterbody is part of the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program study area.

This waterbody is located within: Dona and Roberts Bay Watershed Lemon Bay Watershed

4 Sampling Locations
10,621 Samples
Earliest Sample 01/25/1971
Latest Sample 05/01/2024