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Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park

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More convience than wilderness

We have not camped here however the day use activities are well taken care of. There are several... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
New Port Richey, Florida
We Love Starkey Park!!

My wife and I are Snowbirds from Canada and arrived in New Port Richey at the beginning of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ontario, Canada
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“suncoast trail”(18 reviews)
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10500 Wilderness Pkwy, New Port Richey, FL 34655-0001
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have not camped here however the day use activities are well taken care of. There are several well maintained shelters and rest rooms. A 7 mile paved bike/running that connects to a much longer trail.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cppptravel11125
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are Snowbirds from Canada and arrived in New Port Richey at the beginning of November. We were introduced to Starkey Park as a walking trail as we try to walk 5 km’s 3-4 times per week. The Park is huge, 8300...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank S2940FLpeterg
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Very easy bicycle roads and paths. Beautifully decorated during the holiday season. A special date with nature

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Donald R
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We rode our bikes on the bike path. It was a fun ride. There are off road mountain bike trails as well. On the 2nd Fri of every month, there are night mountain bike rides that are led by a guide. There were many nesting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sheri L
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

This park is full of beautiful trails for walking and watching wild life. The park is full of natural vegetation and birds. There is even a camping area and bike trails. Awesome park close to many in New Port Richey Florida.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Don P
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We love this park. They have rustic but clean cabins available. Very well maintained. Excellent biking trails and awesome covered picnic areas. Restrooms are always clean and well taken care of.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mericllm
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I took my Grandaughter to see the Star Gazing event. It was fabulous. She is only 4 and had a great time. The people running the event were so patient and nice. It really was incredible that they would take the time to make sure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank monkeymommy66
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

If you like the outdoors this park is a good choice. It has a bike trail and hiking trails. picnic shelters and playground. If you go late in the day or before sunset you should see some deer. Great place

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KENK222 .
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Weekends tend to be busy on this paved path with walkers, bike riders and joggers. We usually can spot a deer or two if we ride our bikes early in the morning. The path connects to the Suncoast bike trail, so it is possible to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mimivfl73
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This Park is the bomb! There are cool trails and just many different places to relax and take in the forest beauty. We visit often and absolutely love to walk a trail or two in PEACE...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brent B
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December 1, 2018|
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Response from S2940FLpeterg | Reviewed this property |
yes there is,, I googled it and there is a PDF trail map available on line. I tried to copy the link here btbTA does not allow HTML or website links. Good luck.
Rick S
November 5, 2018|
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Response from Svanstratt | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you have to pay for parking.