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John Chesnut Sr. Park

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2200 E Lake Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34685-2001
+1 727-669-1951
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Boardwalk for Miles

My wife and I love coming here for long relaxing walks along the shoreline. Perhaps the most serene... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott C
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Nice and quiet

Great park. It has several elevated wooden walks through swamp and woods. Located right at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Travellers talk about
“boat ramp” (35 reviews)
“picnic areas” (36 reviews)
“walking trails” (19 reviews)
2200 E Lake Rd, Palm Harbor, FL 34685-2001
+1 727-669-1951
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I love coming here for long relaxing walks along the shoreline. Perhaps the most serene park in the area and one of the key reasons I LOVE living here.

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great park. It has several elevated wooden walks through swamp and woods. Located right at the south east end of lake Tarpon. It’s really a nice quiet place to picnic or just view some wildlife.

Thank captric1
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic park. Lots of space, dog runs, plenty of picnic tables and bar b que grills. Even on a weekday there was activity - people picnicking, biking, hiking, running their dogs. We had no idea this park was so big. Went all the...More

Thank BlondieOriginal2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can picnic under pavilions, play baseball, birdwatch, fish, put in a boat at the ramp, jog, let pets run in their own area or just sit on a bench and watch the deer run about. It's relaxing there. I am a frequent visitor.

Thank poppopx3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love walking the dog at this park. So much to experience. A great escape in the middle of the county. Easy access to entrance

Thank ebdsed_5530
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this park the very first time to join the local Audubon Society on a bird watching hike. The park was so lovely I spend nearly the whole day there. I started the day seeing two large groups of deer, then lots of...More

Thank Janna64
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This must be one of the most popular weekends for families to have a picnic. We had to book 52 weeks in advance to obtain a picnic site. The site has everything you would want. A covered area, a play area, lots of parking, and...More

1  Thank calvinater1
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We just moved here and were looking for something new outdoors to do, this park is less than 2 miles from our new house and we read on Tripadvisor that they have agreat dog park. They DO, large dog side and small dog side, both...More

Thank Lin D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Beautiful park with lots of shade. Great for biking, walking and picnics. Great park to relax with spouse and friends, or your dog.

Thank louganci
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Love bringing my kids here. They have fun playing on either of the playgrounds and also hunt for rocks decorated by Palm Harbor Rocks on FB. We almost always see a lot of deers, which my kids will never get tired of seeing. Great park!

Thank JonesA26
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8 September 2017|
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Response from samson3152 | Reviewed this property |
Deer are more lively earlier in the morning or closer to dusk. Alligators are seen more when its cooler out( Morning or evening.) Thats what I was always told or have experienced.
Taylor M
26 July 2017|
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Response from mikeengland2017 | Reviewed this property |
No outlets from what I could see
24 April 2017|
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Response from Robin F | Reviewed this property |
I think I saw some boardwalk type paths but the trails seem to be natural. There are roads for cars thru the park.