We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
Fishing and launching ramp

Thats about it here. Have a nice ramp and fishing dock made of aluminum. Never see a lot of fish... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
JoeZ781
,
Leesburg, Florida
via mobile
Fishing spot - that's about it. The train in the photo is gone.

Basically it's a spot to push off your boat to go fishing or fish off the banks of the lake. The... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Terri F
Read all 10 reviews
15
All photos (15)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor40%
  • Terrible0%
25 Oct 2017
“Nothing special any more”
26 Sep 2016
“Fishing and launching ramp”
About
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
21°
11°
Nov
18°
Dec
18°
Jan
Contact
700 E North Blvd, Leesburg, FL 34748-5342
Website
Reviews (10)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveller rating
2
2
2
3
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
2
2
2
3
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Pretty good boat landing area.but the train has been removed, so there is nothing special about the place any more.

1  Thank Bill H
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Thats about it here. Have a nice ramp and fishing dock made of aluminum. Never see a lot of fish caught from the park but boats pick a few. Will have to try and fine toon the equipment and type.

Thank JoeZ781
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Basically it's a spot to push off your boat to go fishing or fish off the banks of the lake. The train in the photo as been removed and there is just an empty parking lot there now.

1  Thank Terri F
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Then this is the place to launch your boat. I wouldn't call this place a park per say. But is has some shady places during parts of the day for bank fishing with little kids. Oh, and the train display is a crowd pleaser with...More

Thank Jim L Q
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Stopped in to see my train and it was GONE! Apparently the locomotive was not historically important to Leesburg. Built in 1920 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia for the Cummer Lumber Company in Jacksonville. The locomotive was used to haul logs from Baker,...More

3  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Went fishing there but small catches. Good to go to relax and picnic. It did not appeal as much to me because there is too much grassy areas that were wet at the time we were there and was messy for my liking.

Thank 15luvlee
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

I have gone back here so many times since I looked to move area and always so beautiful even see a bass tournament be going back here a lot makes me feel at home

Thank Rob K
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Stopped in to check out the park early on a Sunday morning. It was packed with trucks and boat trailers. No parking available.. And I'm on a motorcycle! Extremely busy boat ramp with access to Lake Griffin. This park doesn't have much to do if...More

2  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Herlong Park is located alongside busy US 441 and it is NOT in a quiet wildlife setting, yet beautiful birds flock to the area likely due to the fisherman: Limpkins, Great Blue Herons, Great Egrets, Little Blue Herons, Pileated Woodpeckers, Osprey, White Ibis, etc. There...More

2  Thank Brenda B
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 nearby hotels
Rodeway Inn
99 reviews
1.57 km away
Quality Inn
108 reviews
2.21 km away
Best Western Plus Chain Of Lakes Inn & Suites
408 reviews
2.51 km away
Sleep Inn Leesburg
92 reviews
4.10 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 147 nearby restaurants
Turners Kitchen + Bar
451 reviews
.98 km away
Bloom's Baking House
169 reviews
1.04 km away
Sip Resturant
121 reviews
1.06 km away
Naples Italian Restaurant
137 reviews
1.52 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 35 nearby attractions
Venetian Gardens Park
161 reviews
1.04 km away
Main Street Antiques
9 reviews
.87 km away
Leesburg Public Library
6 reviews
.73 km away
Victoria's Antique Warehouse
6 reviews
1.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Herlong Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines