Brian Laundrie search: Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park, what you need to know

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. — A medical examiner and a cadaver dog are searching the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park after several items said to belong to Brian Laundrie, the missing fiancee of Gabby Petito were found.

Petito was found dead in a national forest in Wyoming last month.

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Here are four things you need to know about the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park.

1. Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park is located in North Port, Florida, in Sarasota County, north of Interstate 75 on the western side of the state.

2. The park is a nature preserve with walking trails and primitive camping. It also has bike trails, fishing areas and horseriding trails, according to the park’s website.

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3. It is comprised of 160 acres of “heavily wooded land” and is connected to the Carlton Reserve. There are 3.7 miles of trails that can be used for hiking, bike riding and horseback riding. The park is open from 6 a.m. to sunset daily.

4. Campers can use the primitive campsites with a permit.

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