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Fred Howard Park

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Address: 1700 Sunset Dr, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Phone Number: 727.943.4081
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Description: Fred Howard Park consists of 155 acres and is located on the Gulf of...
Fred Howard Park consists of 155 acres and is located on the Gulf of Mexico. It's location provides access to the Gulf by a 1-mile long causeway. The white sandy beach is a popular swim area and also provides a perfect location to view spectacular sunsets.
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Great for running & swimming

Signed up for the tri and wanted to check out the course beforehand. From map looks like a little man-made spit out in the water so wasn't expecting the great vegetation and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Gainesville, Florida
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Signed up for the tri and wanted to check out the course beforehand. From map looks like a little man-made spit out in the water so wasn't expecting the great vegetation and really pretty beach area. We ran with plenty of bike lane space and little traffic on a Sunday morning and then swam out to a buoy and water... More 

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Cape May, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The park has a nice playground for kids, nice walking trails and some of the best spots to have a picnic with a view. The beach is small but very nice. The kids love chasing the fish!

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very nice park with loads of parking. Not crowded at all and very relaxing. Good with little kids and elderly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

You wouldn't expect it in the back of a residential neighborhood with the park in the beach we're both beautiful. $5 to park for a car load of us was very affordable

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Plenty of parking space during the week ( 5 $ per day). All facilities, toilets, showers.... This beach is not as exposed as others like Clearwater beach and therefore there are less waves which is good for young kids. Nice park before reaching the beach with a free acccess.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Pinellas County has some of the best parks for the public to enjoy. While Clearwater Beach gets all the raves (and well deserved), Fred Howard is a great place to go for the locals plus those who want to get away from the commercialism of the well known beaches.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great local beach. Our church has a service here once a month during the summer and we ride our bike to the park. It is a nice getaway for someone visiting or living near Tarpon Springs and you don't want to have huge crowds. You do have to pay $5 for parking on the causeway and beach, but not at... More 

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boca raton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great park and beach in Tarpon Springs. Clean beach and park area as well as rest rooms and shower facilities. Beach is larger than Sunset Park with ample parking at $5.00 per day. Paddle boat and kayak rentals along with a playground area for children.

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Quiet, clean park. Good walking and picnic areas plus easy beach access. Most of the park can be accessed for free; $5 parking fee only applies to the beach area.

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Jefferson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Amazing sunsets!! The beach is almost secluded.. Very clean and all the amenities you could want. Clean bathrooms, separate showering, nice play grounds and paddle boat rentals. We only stayed for a little while but can't wait to go back! Parking is $5 for all day. The park closes at 9.

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Address: 1700 Sunset Dr, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Phone Number: 727.943.4081
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tarpon Springs

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