Skip to content
Playground

Fred Howard Park

54 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Kenneth
Kenneth
September 29, 2019
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…
Debra
Debra
October 13, 2019
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.
Erica
Erica
July 12, 2019
Gorgeous island ! Beach has palm trees 🌴and white soft sand . Don’t forget the sunblock !
Maria
Maria
March 31, 2019
Not overly crowded but another place to enjoy a day at the beach
Michelle
Michelle
October 11, 2019
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.
Judi
Judi
June 14, 2019
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.

Locals also recommend

Natural Feature
“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
Seafood Restaurant
“Located in Tarpon Springs, this is a favorite of locals and visitors. Arrive early as wait times are usually long. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Establishment
“Very quiet nature trail. Very informative/educational place to learn about the old natural Florida.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“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
Other Great Outdoors
“Great place for kids and long wooden walk paths. A lookout tower has been built with ADA compliance. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Location
1700 Sunset Drive
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Phone+1 727-582-2100
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 9:00 PM