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Fred Howard Park

1700 Sunset Dr, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-2240
+1 727-943-4081
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Not worth the trip

Decent local beach but full of seaweed. If you're looking for a white sand beach with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Angeline P
via mobile
Holiday weekend

Visiting family for the holiday weekend and visited the park. The beach was very nice and clean... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
28emilyv
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Phoenix, United States
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (73 reviews)
“beach area” (51 reviews)
“paddle boats” (24 reviews)
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1700 Sunset Dr, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-2240
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+1 727-943-4081
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decent local beach but full of seaweed. If you're looking for a white sand beach with beautiful water this isn't it.

Thank Angeline P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting family for the holiday weekend and visited the park. The beach was very nice and clean. Lots of families enjoying the sun and sand. There was a lot of sea grass in the water which was something I had never seen before. It didn't...More

1  Thank 28emilyv
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stumbled on this park by accident. We had gotten lost and found this park. The beach is clean and is perfect for small children to adults. The grassy area is perfect for just lounging and relaxing. Park is on a small peninsula so there is...More

1  Thank patriciapL6130RK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found the location of the beach on Google maps, and wasn't sure about how it would work out w kids and all. It was very nice for families. Very clean, and plenty of parking (parking along causeway, and large lot) Highly recommend heading out for...More

1  Thank SoccerDoc_WV
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is very well kept with picnic areas, and beach. Great for Kayaking, Paddle board, canoeing, or any water activity. Perfect for families with children and people of all ages.

Thank TheAxelMan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Park is beautiful good for relaxing under palm trees, walking, biking, jogging. Clean restrooms. Parking fee allows you to leave and come back same day. Unfortunately, the shallow water has plant growth on bottom with little sandy areas for bathing. It's a poor park to...More

Thank TommcWildwoodCrest
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is just one of the vast many things that encouraged me to move to Tarpon Springs. I walk to this park from my house at least once a week, and I never get tired of it. Very clean, well maintained, and it has...More

1  Thank Ken R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love watching the sunsets at Howard Park. The grounds are well maintained. Like a little piece of paradise.

Thank john h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a lot of seaweed on beach and a lot of seaweed in the water. The water was not as clear as it was the last time we visited

Thank JoDee T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice beach for the locals and the lucky tourists that hear about it. Lots of sand, not very big. Bathrooms are close on the beach. Begore neach are nice shaded playgrounds and pavilions to escape the sun and grab some lunch. Always clean, if you...More

Thank Meghan T
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angelsdrj
5 July 2017|
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Response from JustMeFlorida | Reviewed this property |
Check out "Wheel Fun Rentals" on Groupon. That is the company.
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ambaldwin1
4 July 2017|
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Response from omatrishafreitag | Reviewed this property |
You can grill in the picnic areas but not on the beach.
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Destiny K
27 June 2017|
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Response from Jean V | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can grill... Kayak yes you can bring your own and they rent some too. No pets on the beach . Yes the close at sunset.
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