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John Chesnut Sr. Park

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This is a very nice county park

I've been going to John Chestnut Sr. park for many years. I still call it "Brooker Creek" park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard P
Perfect spot for a walk

This is my favorite park and it’s close to where I live. It’s situated on Lake Tarpon. There is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SueInClearwater
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2200 E Lake Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34685-2001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going to John Chestnut Sr. park for many years. I still call it "Brooker Creek" park because I hate the fact that they changed the name. Nothing against John Chestnut...I don't even know he is...a deceased county commissioner, I think. Anyway, it's a...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite park and it’s close to where I live. It’s situated on Lake Tarpon. There is a wonderful walking trail through the park. You may encounter alligators in the lake and water around the park. Be aware and stay on the path...More

Thank SueInClearwater
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the title of my review states, there are MANY deer in this "city" park. Up until I visited this park, I was never able to get this close to deer before, despite living in Florida all my life. Being able to see these beautiful...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, I must thank those who decided this beautiful and natural land would stay out of the hands of developers. Lord knows it is prime real estate today. Secondly, we get to enjoy and escape to this peaceful park in the midst of suburbia via...More

Thank roblese07
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This bar has lots of beautiful trails Through the Jungle type Wilderness where you will see alligators in the wild, families of deer up close. there are lots of squirrels that can be very aggressive if you were having a picnic which made me a...More

1  Thank Cindy U
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve been visiting this park since it was still called Brooker Creek Park and you could still swim in Lake Tarpon. When I was in college, I used to bring my books out here to study on days when the temperature was comfortable. When my...More

Thank Kell_12Q
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Took my family which consists of three adult children and 4 of my grandbabies I call my G- kids. got there early around 8am and we're grabbed (1st come 1st served) a covered picnic patio. 4 huge benches and a charcoal grill. Rented a pontoon...More

3  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

There is so much to do at this park. Playground for the kids, baseball field. Boat dock for those who want to launch their boats. Picnic areas can even view deer if you are lucky! There is a wonderful boardwalk as well to view nature...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This park is a wonderful part to meditate and commune with nature. It is great place for families, whether it is for walking, biking, and Recreation. They have boat launch areas, canoe launch areas, and playgrounds. There is fun for everyone.

Thank Mel R
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Frequent often, very relaxing for biking or walking. Love to bring the dogs to the dog park. There are two. One for larger dogs and one for smaller dogs. Also has several playgrounds to choose from any many areas you can reserve in advance for...More

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Norangely A
28 April 2018|
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Response from Derk5658 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is. There is a fenced off area for dogs to run and play.
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Rosemarie W
22 February 2018|
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Response from Gary G | Reviewed this property |
The fishing license is needed for all Pinellas County parks, and they check. it is $17 for each adult and youths 16 and over.
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Rosemarie W
22 February 2018|
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Response from treetrippers | Reviewed this property |
I think everyone needs a licence to fish if you are not from florida
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