Located at 120 Laishley Court, Laishley Park is a pet friendly park that contains seventeen (17) acres with amenities that include a 400 foot fishing pier, parking facilities, interactive fountain, concert area & event lawn, Veterans Memorial Garden , and walking paths along Punta Gorda Pathways - Harborwalk. Waterfront restaurant and retail services are also available in the park at the Laishley Crab House Centre.
Laishley Marina, located in Laishley Park is a 94 slip marina providing direct access to Charlotte Harbor, the second largest harbor in the State of Florida, offering premier fishing & access to the Gulf of Mexico thru Boca Grande Pass. With a public boat ramp, pump out facilities, mooring field, and day dock the marina offers a plethora of boating services. The marina building contains the harbormaster office (link to harbormaster/marina page); retail ship store; day room with shower and laundry facilities; and a community room which is available for rental.
Located near major hotels, shopping & cultural centers, Laishley Park & Marina offers a great waterfront experience in the heart of historic Punta Gorda.
Other City Parks & Facilities
- Historic Structures
History Park is a nine (9) acre park located in the central part of the City. The park serves as a relocation site for significantly historic structures saved from demolition. This facility is operated in conjunction with the Punta Gorda Historical Society. The park now has a total of four (4) local historic homes. Three of the homes are open to the public. In addition, the site hosts a weekly Farmer’s Market on Sundays throughout the year and a community garden is being developed.