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Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park

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Address: 10500 Wilderness Pkwy, New Port Richey, FL 34655-0001
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Great place for a walk.

I love to walk or run at Starkey Park. There are a whole lot of forested areas and open areas. There is plenty of parking and there are enough people around so that you don't feel... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Spring Hill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to walk or run at Starkey Park. There are a whole lot of forested areas and open areas. There is plenty of parking and there are enough people around so that you don't feel isolated but not so many that you feel crowded.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for hiking! Love the mountain bike trails-a big thank you to the volunteers who maintain it. If you're new here, they provide maps. Shelters with barbecues and tables, bathrooms. The staff is friendly and keep the park clean. I usually visit the day area, but they have a separate camping area also.

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Thank Rose M
Miami, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here looking for a playground. We did find one, but it was old and my son quickly lost interest. The good thing was that we went for a walk through the woods and saw lots of wildlife. We saw snakes, lots of turtles and even a deer. Hoping to come back for camping before the rainy season starts.

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Thank Craig B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love the playground and trails! However, lately the playground had been blocked off, so my daughter is disappointed.

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Thank FierceRoadWarrior
New Port Richey, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely love this park. Great for a family outing. Walking, bycycling, picnics. Its quite large so finding your way around is a bit of a challenge.

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New Port Richey, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm lucky enough to live a few miles from this amazing nature area. Nationally known for birding. Varied ecosystems from pine forests, swamp, two river systems and easy access. Not crowded. An interesting information center and meeting room near main entrance. Worth a visit.

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Nice large park. Endless trails. Very well maintained. Children's play area and lots of picnic tables.

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delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

A great place to go for the day or just an hour. Playground for the kids, picnic areas, pavilions for parties, hiking and bike trails and camping too. Clean, well kept, fun and safe place for everyone.

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Trinity
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

This is a very nice park to walk or drive through. Also, if you like to bike or pack a snack it makes for a very enjoyable day. If you like to keep records of your travel actives don't forget your camera.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

This was a great find while we were staying in new port richey fl. Great walking, biking, wildlife viewing. Two dollar parking fee, worth every penny.

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