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
- Grilling Area
- Observation Deck/Area
- Open Space
- Pet Friendly
- Picnic Tables
- Seating Area/Benches
- Punta Gorda Pathways
Laishley Park contains seventeen (17) acres originally developed in 1993 within the Downtown District. In 2005 redevelopment of the park began with the construction of new docks, a boat ramp, parking facilities, and a marina building containing a Harbor Master’s Office and a community room. Additionally, construction of a restaurant, open pavilions to facilitate a fresh market, and an outdoor concert area/festival space were completed in 2010. This facility hosts a variety of festivals and events from chili bake-offs to concerts and is host to a 4th of July celebration.