city in Manatee County, Florida, United States
Palmetto is a city in Manatee County. Destinations in nearby Ellenton are also included within this article.
- 1 Judah P. Benjamin Confederate Memorial at Gamble Plantation Historic State Park, 3708 Patten Avenue, ☏ . 8AM to sunset.
- 2 Madira Bickel Mound State Archaeological Site, 955 Bayshore Drive, Terra Ceia, ☏ . 8AM to sunset.
- 3 Palmetto Estuary Preserve (directly north of the Hernando de Soto Bridge; abuts the Manatee River). A 20-acre preserve, ecological restoration of the area was done by the Tampa-based Ecosphere Restoration Institute and in 2002 it was awarded Environmental Project of the Year by the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council. In 2016 a 50-kilowatt solar canopy was constructed at the park.