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Fred Howard Park, Tarpon Springs

4.6
#2 of 14 in Outdoors in Tarpon Springs
Beach · Park
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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  • Nice trail. Has several spots to park. Has public restrooms. Has a playground. Has a trail that is pet friendly. Has a beach at the end with paid parking.  more »
  • We went here for our first beach day and returned every day! Great spot, great place to swim. Water is shallow and perfect for kids, there are paths to deeper water through the seaweed that are clear....  more »
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  • Nice park. Beach is small and clean with lifeguards on duty. The water has a LOT of turtle grass. Bathhouse with restrooms and outdoor shower area. Ample parking. 5.00 per day. There also have paddle board,paddle boat water trikes and kayak rentals. Fun place to spend the day.
  • This is a very nice park just before the Howard Park Beach. There are tons of places to park for free, and a play set if you want to bring your kids around. It's a beautiful area to have a picnic or just get a feel for nature on the coast. Would recommend coming here.

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