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The best place for those magnificent sunset pictures.

A fun place to visit. Tennis, pickle ball, and walking to see the pretty water settings. The best... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lwine
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Norwalk, Connecticut
Beautiful clean park

This is a very nice park to go for a walk or picnic. There are a lot of activities for children. It... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Laraine C
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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A fun place to visit. Tennis, pickle ball, and walking to see the pretty water settings. The best place for great sunset pictures.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lwine
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very nice park to go for a walk or picnic. There are a lot of activities for children. It is very clean. I wish I could have stayed longer.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Laraine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are new wide walkways and places to sit. However the music that was abundant on Thursday evening before the renovation is no longer a draw.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WIANDFL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I lived in Punta Gorda in the early 2000s, I went to this park nearly every day to walk, play tennis, enjoy musical events, and just appreciate a nice park with such a large frontage on Charlotte Harbor. Recently I stopped by while visiting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AldebaranFlorida
Reviewed November 7, 2018

The city recently renovated the park and destroyed the warm atmosphere! Now it is a cold concrete place that no one goes anymore. All the cute buildings have been torn down and replaced with concrete. Fire the planner!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Randy F
Reviewed November 6, 2018

There is a pier that apparently you can fish from, always a plus. The walkway is very pleasant in the evening. There were also 8 pickleball courts and some tennis courts. A statue of Ponce de Leon is the focal point along with a history...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bernie6214
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We discovered this park while walking from the downtown area of Punta Gorda to the Fisherman's village area. It's a nice park along the water with lots of activities. We watched people playing Pickle Ball, which was new to us. There were also basket ball...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank norskies
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Very relaxing. Very clean. Heavy pedestrian use. Musicians a couple of evenings. Model park for any community.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scomilco
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Great place to take a walk, have a picnic, or watch the sunrise or set. A lot of modification has been done to the park for improvements. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nana H
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We live in Punta Gorda and often take a walk along the harbor. We often take visitors to the park especially the young ones who like the playground now that is has reopened. We liked the park the way it was before the renovations which...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Relax23780
December 11, 2018|
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Response from WIANDFL | Reviewed this property |
I am not familiar with the pickleball area.
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ge0smart
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Laura T | Reviewed this property |
No but at one end of the park is a boat club with berths (I do not know what they charge) and at the other end is a hotel that has a few places to tie up. Just a short ways farther down just beyond the end of the parks... More
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Melississia
July 15, 2017|
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Response from Phyllis C | Reviewed this property |
Yes leashed dogs are allowed. Doggie waste disposal bags are available. Some of the park is under construction.
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