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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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  • Take your visitors here for a true Florida beach experience. Beautiful sunsets and clean. Parking is no problem. You can always find room to throw down a blanket. 
  • Very nice public facility - lots of pavilions to reserve, and a beautiful beach. We visited in November, and unfortunately, the Gulf water was a little chilly, so all I could do was wade in up to my a...  more »
  • There seems to be ample parking along with access to restrooms close to the beach and during hours there are lifeguards on duty. There is a small fee of $5.00 for parking which requires a ticked displ...  more »