Osprey is a census-designated place in Sarasota County, Florida, United States. Osprey is home to Historic Spanish Point, a 30-acre museum and environmental complex that includes a prehistoric shell mound, a turn-of-the-century pioneer homestead museum, a citrus packing house, chapel, boatyard, gardens and nature trails.
Osprey is the mailing address for Oscar Scherer State Park and the new Scherer Thaxton Preserve, two of the few protected areas maintaining habitat for the threatened Florida scrub jay. Osprey is also the location of the Blackburn Point Bridge, a one-lane bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Osprey is a diverse community with multi-million dollar homes located on the Intracoastal Waterway and mobile home parks just up the road from the same luxury homes.Many restaurants can be found in Osprey everything from fresh seafood dinners and grouper sandwiches, sports bar restaurants to fine dining or pizza. For shopping, there are several areas including the Osprey Village shops, Blackburn Point Plaza and The Shops at Casey Key (formerly Southbay Shopping Center).
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