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Fred Howard Park, Tarpon Springs

(4.5/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy the white sandy beaches of Fred Howard Park, which encompasses 63 hectares (155 acres) of land along the Gulf of Mexico. This park, which opened in 1966 and is visited by upwards of 2 million visitors per year, is a relaxing place to swim, walk, or fish and explore rare Florida habitats and wildlife. Watch an eagle or osprey nest, spot a dolphin or manatee in the water, or look for the endangered gopher tortoise. See Fred Howard Park and all Tarpon Springs has to offer by arranging your trip with our Tarpon Springs vacation builder.
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  • We went close to sunset on a Sunday night and enjoyed walking in calm edge of the water talking and just taking in the beauty. Lots of rocky and Sandy places to sit and watch a beautiful sun set. Ther...  more »
  • Small park with a nice beach. Clean white sand, nice restroom area, lifeguard, and a few palm trees. You have to pay for parking, but it is only $5 for the day. This is a very nice place to enjoy the ...  more »
  • We go about 3 times a week with one of the above. Many kayak launches, biking back and forth as well as many area to walk. Not much of a picnicker but there are great spots to do it. Cost $5 to park -...  more »