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Beautiful and secluded

We really enjoyed the evening we spent hiking here. It was pretty secluded, as we only saw maybe 3... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2019
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Morning hike with my friend who was visiting from New Jersey

This park is an amazing treasure in New Port Richey. Quiet, peaceful, and so old Florida... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2019
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All reviews the river boardwalk trail port richey old florida great place to kayak nature walk beautiful boardwalk very nice place fishing pier little gem friends and family gopher tortoises nice walk picnic shelters plenty of parking launch canoe
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

We really enjoyed the evening we spent hiking here. It was pretty secluded, as we only saw maybe 3 other people the entire time we were there, and very pretty. You only need 2 hours or so to hike every mile of trails in the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank otmgoodale
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

This park is an amazing treasure in New Port Richey. Quiet, peaceful, and so old Florida. Beautiful boardwalk trail along the river, shelters for picnics, areas to fish, birdwatching, places where you can set your kayak or canoe in the river. Had my friend visiting...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank gwtw4989
Reviewed April 28, 2019

It is a rather small park with short trails but it is quiet and very pretty. I saw plenty of pretty birds, gopher tortoises and turtles in the river. Most of the trails are shady so it is nice even on a sunny and warm...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Janna64
Reviewed April 18, 2019

We were here midweek for a picnic lunch. The boardwalk was peaceful and we were able to see ducks, a beautiful blue heron and a gopher tortoise. There are convenient restrooms and a playground near the picnic shelters. There is plenty of parking. The park...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Mimivfl73
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Beautiful and serene boardwalks through this riverine area of New Port Richey. Picnic facilities and playground for kids. Fishing pier and overlook.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank 453charlesg
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

Dogs are not allowed in this park. This is to protect the native species. Signs are clearly posted and I am in the park every day and will call the sheriff if I see dogs in the park.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alan W
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

They have limited number of handicapped parking and handicap access . The area is small but was clean . There are covered bbq and picnic benches and a small beach. Real clean . Was patrolled by police during my visit .Felt safe and nice place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank donpF3427XU
Reviewed February 11, 2019

This park had so much to look at !! I would recommend everyone to go here .. My family and i had a nice peaceful lunch just sitting by the water .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jessnches2019
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I love this park! It’s a little smaller but it’s perfect for a quick run or even a nice walk. It’s very scenic and peaceful! Sometimes my boyfriend and I go walking or running there or sometimes I go alone. It also has a small...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TNR7985
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Decided to drive through one afternoon. It was a very nice place and decided it would be place to visit with friends and family when they come to New Port Richey.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank gvdubuque
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May 22, 2019|
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Response from 453charlesg | Reviewed this property |
There is a long boardwalk to an overlook where you can fish or you can fish from a regular dock which is set up for boats to dock and arrive at the park by boat. This dock is on the left as you come into the park. There is... More
December 13, 2016|
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Response from 5168pp | Reviewed this property |
We have seen manatee, dolphin, and alligator. The Cote river is navigable from the Gulf of Mexico to the Preserve so you might see all kinds of sea life.
July 16, 2016|
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Response from Scottb70 |
I went down there today. Great LITTLE place but dogs are not allowed. Boardwalk is very shady and nice.