Blind Pass

Blind Pass, covering 17 acres, is a bay situated in Sarasota County, with the associated WBID(s): 1968E, 1979.

On Siesta Key, what is now Blind Pass was once part of a channel that connected Little Sarasota Bay to the Gulf. In 1921, a hurricane closed Little Sarasota Pass (near Heron Lagoon, to the north) and opened Midnight Pass (to the south). Now Blind Pass is a lagoon, with at boat ramp at Turtle Beach Park that provides boating access to the bay. Kayakers frequent this area. This waterbody is included in the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program and is a SWFWMD SWIM waterbody.

This waterbody is located within: Little Sarasota Bay Watershed

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408 Samples
Earliest Sample 08/08/1990
Latest Sample 05/10/1994