Fred Howard Park
54 locals recommend ·
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Fred Howard Park is a popular beach and nature preserve located on the north end of Tampa Bay's barrier islands. The Park is connected by a mile-long causeway to the charming town of Tarpon Springs home to the area's famous sponge docks. In addition to allowing visitors access to white sand…
This beach is larger than Sunset beach. There is a state park with nature trails, playground, and picnic area for large groups, and a beautiful beach. There is a small parking fee.
Gorgeous island ! Beach has palm trees 🌴and white soft sand . Don’t forget the sunblock !
Awesome beach and park area. You can kayak, do paddle boats, water bikes and paddle board. Lots of activities. With in 3 miles, easy parking, no fighting the traffic.
Offers bike and walking trails, playgrounds, nature trails and conservation areas, beautiful beach, kayak and self propelled boat rentals... a whole lot of fun awaits.
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“Once a month on a Thursday in Tarpon Springs, you can watch the sunset and listen to live music. This beach has very shallow water so is good for the younger ones and also has picnic areas. ”
- 19 locals recommend
“Located in Tarpon Springs, this is a favorite of locals and visitors. Arrive early as wait times are usually long. ”
- 37 locals recommend
“Very quiet nature trail. Very informative/educational place to learn about the old natural Florida.”
- 10 locals recommend
“This restaurant/bar is on Lake Tarpon which is full of alligators and other wildlife. There is indoor and outdoor seating with a bar that in inside and out. Some of the tables are made from old boats. Good Food.”
- 3 locals recommend