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Fred Howard Park, Tarpon Springs

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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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Fred Howard Park and many more Tarpon Springs attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Tarpon Springs sightseeing planner.
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  • This is Very nice place for a get away also very clean area,not a lot of people know about this arer  more »
  • The water is very calm and there is plenty of shade from the palm trees, but too much seaweed. A reasonable cost of $5 for parking along the beach. A nice place to walk and enjoy the views. The park i...  more »
  • Early afternoon on a December day nice breeze bright sun shining sitting among the palm trees on the beach at Fred Howard Park wonderful way to spend a winter afternoon. You do need to put a little ef...  more »

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