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Parks, Preserves & Beaches

Pasco County boasts more than 30 parks, beaches and preserves scattered throughout our 740 square miles, many with great hiking, biking and kayaking trails. Kick back, relax and explore nature at its finest! Click on any park name for more amenities or a map.

 

Dade City

Green Swamp West


This 37,000-acre property safeguards the Green Swamp, which gives rise to the Withlacoochee River, while providing excellent access to upland pasture, sandhills, cypress domes, riverfront and "wildcat swamp.'' A bike makes the size of this site more manageable.

Address: 13347 Ranch Road, Dade City

Middle Lake Park


Picnic Area, Boat Ramp, Canoe Access, Fishing Access (due to low water levels, boat and canoe access not currently available.)

Address: 18620 Townsend House Road, Dade City

Phone: 352-521-4182 

Withlacoochee River Park


Located on 610 acres of natural wilderness bordering the Green Swamp. Local Canoe Access, Primative camping, Tent & RV Camping with 20,30 and 50 amp hook ups. 13 Miles of hiking trails, canoe launch, 40-foot Observation Tower, multiple Picnic Areas & Shelters, Fishing Pier, Playgrounds, Boardwalk. 

Address: 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd, Dade City

Phone: 352-567-0264 

 

Holiday

Anclote Gulf Park


Canoe Access, Boardwalk, Fishing Pier, Picnic Area, Playground and Dog Park.

Address: 2305 Baillies Bluff Road, Holiday

Phone: 727-942-4030 

Anclote River Park


Boat Ramp, Fishing Access, Historical Marker, Picnic Area & Shelters, Playground, Swimming, Beach.

Address: 1119 Baillies Bluff Rd, Holiday

Phone: 727-938-2598 

Key Vista Nature Park


Boardwalk, Nature Trails, Fishing Access, Picnic Area/Grills, RV and Bus Parking.

Address: 2700 Baillies Bluff Road, Holiday

Phone: 727-938-2598 

 

Hudson

Aripeka Sandhills Preserve


The Weeki wachee Preserve is part of a regional system of conservation lands that extends up to Crystal River Buffer Preserve, preserving the southernmost coastal hardwood hammock in western Florida. As part of this large preserve, Aripeka Sandhills preserves important habitat communities such as dense hardwood swamps and pine-covered sandhills.

Address: 18000 Aripeka Road, Hudson

 

 

Robert J. Strickland Memorial Park (Hudson Beach)


Boardwalk, Boat Ramp/Docks, Fishing, Picnic Shelters, Playground, Swimming, Beach, Canoe/Kayak Access, Restaurants on property. 

Address: 6345 Clark Street, Hudson

Phone: 727-861-3010 

SunWest Park


Swimming, Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Aqua Park, Volleyball, Wakeboarding (Coming Soon!), Spring Fed Freshwater Lake, White Sandy Beach, Outdoor Showers, Shaded Pavilion, Picnic Tables, Restrooms.

Address: 17362 Old Dixie Hwy, Hudson, FL 34667 

Phone: 727-569-6472

 

Land O' Lakes

Conner Preserve


Nearly 3,000 acres in central Pasco County, the Conner Preserve has 16 miles of hiking-only trails, 12.5 miles of unpaved cycling trails, plus 5.2 miles of marked equestrian trails.

Address: 22500 SR 52, Land O’ Lakes

Crews Lake Wilderness Park


Bike Trail, Nature Trails, Boardwalk, Observation Tower, Canoe Access, Fishing Pier, Tent Camping, Volleyball, Basketball, Earth Stage, Ampitheater, Butterfly Garden, Picnic Shelters, Playgrounds, Train Rides

Address: 16739 Crews Lake Dr., Shady Hills

Phone: 727-861-3038

Serenova Tract


Just east of New Port Richey, the 6,500-acre Serenova Tract is part of the Starkey Wilderness Preserve and is accessible off S.R. 52 just west of the Suncoast Parkway. 18 miles of multi-use trails, plus primitive campsites.

Address: 14900 SR 52, Land O’ Lakes

 

New Port Richey

Anclote Key Preserve State Park


Anclote Key Preserve State Park is accessible only by private boat or ferry service. The 403-acre park is home to at least 43 species of birds. A picturesque 1887 lighthouse stands as a sentinel on the southern end of the island. Visitors can swim and sunbathe at the beach, fire up a grill and enjoy a picnic, or pitch a tent and enjoy a night of primitive camping under the stars. There are no provisions offered on the island, so be prepared to bring your own water and supplies.

Phone: 727-469-5943

Eagle Point Park


Canoe/Kayak Access, Fishing Pier/Dock, Fitness and Walking Trails, Open Space, Playground, Picnic Shelters

Address: 4499 Strauber Memorial Highway, New Port Richey 

Frances Avenue Park


Kayak Launch, Playground, Picnic Area, Basketball

Address: 5580 Frances Ave., New Port Richey

Phone: 727-841-4560 

James E. Grey Nature Preserve


Canoe Launch, Nature Trails, Boardwalk, Viewing Tower, Fishing Pier, Picnic Shelters. 

Address: 6938 Plathe Road, New Port Richey

Phone: 727-841-4563

Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park


Nature Trails, Equestrian Trails, Bird Watching Trail, Tent and Cabin Camping, Nature Center, Picnic Areas & Shelters, Volleyball, Playgrounds (ADA), Open Space, Multi-purpose Trail (connects to Suncoast Trail). 

Address: 10500 Wilderness Park Rd. New Port Richey

Phone: 727-834-3247

Moon Lake Park


Boat Ramp, Canoe Access, Fishing Access, Picnic Area & Shelters, Playground, Swimming, Basketball Court, Open Space.

Address: 8985 Lake Dr, New Port Richey

Phone: 727-856-1793 

New Port Richey Aquatic Center


Lap Pool, Kiddie Pool, Dive Pool & Water Slide. Dance Studio, Game Room, Fitness Center, Skate Park and Tennis Courts.

Address: 6630 Van Buren St., New Port Richey

Phone: 727-841-4560

Robert K. Rees Memorial Park (Green Key Beach)


Canoe Access, Boardwalk, Fishing, Historical Marker, Picnic Area & Shelter, Playground, Swimming, Beach, Observation Deck. 

Address: 4835 Green Key Rd, New Port Richey

Phone: 727-834-3252 

Sims Park


Riverfront park with Playground, Picnic Areas & Stage.

Address: Grand Boulevard & Bank Street Downtown New Port Richey

Phone: 727-841-4560 

 

Port Richey

Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park


Nature trails & Picnic Shelter. Plans include a Canoe Launch, more Trails and Campsites.

Address: 9120 Old Post Road, off Scenic Drive, Port Richey

Phone: 727-816-1890 

 

Wesley Chapel

Wesley Chapel District Park


Multipurpose Fields, Baseball/Softball fields, Soccer fields, Football fields, Basketball, Tennis, Playground, Picnic Area & Shelter, Open Space, Fitness Trail/Fitness Stations, Fishing Access.

Address: 7727 Boyette Road, Wesley Chapel

Phone: 813-907-9081