John Prince Memorial Park, Lake Worth

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John Prince Memorial Park is a park located in Lake Worth, Florida. The park covers 726.36 acres (338 of which are acres of Lake Osborne) and is managed by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department. Most of the park is on the western and northern shore of Lake Osborne. Some of the facilities at the park include: pavilions, park ground structures, tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts,Boat/Canoe/Kayak Launch and a campground. The park is located adjacent to the Lantana Airport.
The park is named after former county commissioner John Prince who served for 18 years. Mr. Prince got developers and the state to donate more than 1000acre of land in the 1930s and 1940s which became the park, Palm Beach State College's Lake Worth campus and the Lantana Airport.
John Prince Park is believed to be the second oldest county park in Florida.
The campground at John Prince Park covers 48 of the park's 726acre. The office hours are from 7:00 am – 9:00 pm. The campground has about 277 sites for tents or RVs. The Campground was founded in 1956 after the Gulf Stream Council (the local Boy Scouts of America Council) donated Camp Osborne to Palm Beach County. To this day some scouting activities are still held at a small area in the campground called Scout Hill.
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  • This urban lakefront park has a lot of recreational activities. They also have a large campground which can accommodate short and long stays. The bathhouse seriously need to be updated. Some are very ...  more »
  • This is a lovely park full of nature walks, trails, lakes, playgrounds and a splash park for kids. The park is we enjoy visiting every time.  more »

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