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Fred Howard Park

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Address: 1700 Sunset Dr, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-2240
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Fred Howard Park consists of 155 acres and is located on the Gulf of...

Fred Howard Park consists of 155 acres and is located on the Gulf of Mexico. It's location provides access to the Gulf by a 1-mile long causeway. The white sandy beach is a popular swim area and also provides a perfect location to view spectacular sunsets.

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Loved the beach

The beach is one of the best and the water was warm. We had a great time watching the wind surfers. They also rent water toys.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach is one of the best and the water was warm. We had a great time watching the wind surfers. They also rent water toys.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are always planning to go to new places, yet this county park meets all our needs and we continue to have full adventurous days here. Water, beach, beach toy rentals, walking trails, and nature all around us, a little slice of heaven in Tarpon Springs.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome family visit will totally come back. Loved it and so did our teenage sons. Park ranger was great.

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Aubrey, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely park with a tiny picturesque beach! We had a relaxing afternoon! Come early or could be crowded!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want a beach day, don't miss this gem. Beautiful park, clean bathrooms, lots of walking if you choose. We rented an umbrella and chairs...perfect. Going back again its so nice. $5 parking but pennies for the beauty.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to spend a day, at the beach, wind surfing, trail walking. You can picnic, bbq, kayaking.Many birds to photograph.

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Spruce Creek, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We go here on a regular basis. Very nice beach. They should clean up the seaweed more than once a week is my only complaint. Lots of fun things to do.

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Oldsmar, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The sand is wonderful; parking is great. But why did they start charging for the privilege of using a state park that we are already paying for? And why don't they use some of that admission money to police the loud bass-boxes and drinking young people who turn the place into an unpleasant experience?

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Aylesford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice place to walk on a warm day and enjoy the views. Also a beautiful beach to enjoy the sun and water.

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Dunedin, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We like this beach because it's not as packed with people most of the time. There is adequate parking. Not thrilled about having to pay entrance fee, but still better then most.

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