Fred Howard Park

Lay of the Land: Enjoy stunning views as you approach the park via the scenic one-mile Fred Howard Causeway. The beach itself has a swimming area and stunning, sun drenched sand. Park goers can take advantage of picnic shelters, a butterfly garden, softball field, playground and a hiking/biking trail. The park is closed the day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Little Known Facts: The mile-long causeway is a favorite of filmmakers. Most recently the causeway was featured in the John Cusack feature "Grace is Gone" and in a national television commercial for Cadillac.

Why You Should Go: The orientation of the park makes it a favorite among wind surfers, or for the less adventurous, it's also a great place to watch wind-surfers as you enjoy the white sandy beach, which is also perfect for sunbathing. Sunsets are spectactacular.

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Hours: 7 am - dusk
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Community: Tarpon Springs
Category: Beaches

Address
1700 Sunset Dr.

Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Phone: 727-943-4081

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Lys B | Dec. 15, 2017
“The sunsets are always beautiful!”

For a $5.00 Parking Fee you get a visit to a wonderful little place. From snorkeling if you dare the cooler temperatures now ( if not the summer is awesome)to just relax on the sand while dolphin...

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