Best Public Parks in St Petersburg, FL

Handpicked Top 3 Public Parks in St Petersburg, FL. How do we actually find the most highly rated public park? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!

SAWGRASS LAKE PARK

7400 25th St N, St Petersburg, FL 33702

Boardwalk, Picnic Areas, Nature Trail, Education Center, Historic Interest, Observation Tower, Picnic Shelter & Grill

Allows people to walk through one of the largest maple swamps on the Gulf Coast of Florida - 390-Acre Park

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Mon - Sun 7:00 am - Dusk

Beautiful large park with wooden walkways though the swamp to a variety of lookout points. Friendly staff. Clean bathrooms. It would be nice if guests respected nature a bit more and used proper waste receptacles. Alligators big and small, turtles, lots of different birds, armadillo, big and small fish etc. Got lucky and saw a Rosey Spoonbill!
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VINOY PARK

701 Bay Shore Dr NE, St Petersburg, FL 33701

Picnic Shelter, Scenic View, Play Areas, Walking Path, Trees, Open Space Area & Cycling

Location for many special events - 11.6 Acres - Downtown Waterfront

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Mon - Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Best park in Saint Pete very long walk way restaurants nearby you can bring your hammock you can watch the sunrise can see dolphins from the bay sailboats the rowdies stadium Saturday market all kinds of things going around this park I love to bring my dog on walks here perfect for biking rollerblading even Segways
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BOYD HILL NATURE PRESERVE

1101 Country Club Way South, St Petersburg, FL 33705

Abundant Wildlife, Trails, Walking Path, Picnic Areas, A Gift Shop & Scenic Tram Tours

Admission Free (Age 2 and under) - Annual Passes Available

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Mon Closed Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Beautiful nature preserve. We needed a new venue for our nature hikes so came here on a Sunday. I can't believe it took me so long to check this place out. It's $3 for adults and $1.50 for children up to age 16. Totally worth the small fee! We stopped by the aviary first since it was right by the entrance. There were a couple of gentlemen that worked there who told us a little bit about some of the birds. We got to see one of the great horned owls up close which was cool.
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