Amberlea Park - 1680 Amberlea Drive North
Amberlea Park is a five-acre passive
use park that boasts a cool, tree-shaded picnic area. This park is
located on the corner of Amberlea Drive N. and Copperkettle Lane and is
open from sunrise to sunset. There is an open playing area suitable for
pickup football and soccer games and new playground equipment.
The small park, named for early
Dunedin community leaders Mr. and Mrs. Harry Armston, is on the
southeast corner of Edgewater Drive and Main Street. It was landscaped
in the early 1980's by the Dunedin Garden Club, which has since made a
yearly financial contribution for its care.
Dunedin Youth Guild Park is a
waterfront park located on the north end of the city on Bayshore Blvd
where the Pinellas Trail crosses over Alt 19. The park features a kayak
launch area, a bike rack, crushed shell parking spaces, picnic tables,
trash cans and beautiful landscaping.
The park boasts several nature trails
and bird observation areas. Visitors can swim, fish, and snorkel in the
warm waters of the Gulf or picnic while they enjoy the beautiful
scenery. For more information, visit the Causeway webpage.
Eagle Scout Park is located on
Virginia Street behind the Fire Administration building. The park
consists of three tennis courts, a jogging path and picnic shelter with
grills. Almost all of the amenities in this park have been supplied and
built by boy scouts achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Eagle is the
highest rank in scouting. The Dunedin Community Garden is a place for
individuals to grow fresh, healthy produce and socialize with other
Edgewater Park is a four-acre
waterfront park located at Dunedin Marina. The park is well shaded and
features a playground, picnic tables, rest room facilities and a gazebo
that may be reserved for weddings and other functions. Edgewater Park is
also the site of the City's Centennial Tree planted by the Bay Bouquet
Garden Club on June 1, 1999 to commemorate the City of Dunedin's 100th
Elizabeth Skinner-Jackson Park is a
one-acre neighborhood park that features playground equipment and a
lighted basketball court. The park is located on Martin Luther King Jr.
Avenue, approximately one-quarter mile south of the Martin Luther King
Jr. Recreation Center.
The Hammock is a unique 90-acre
natural park inhabited by various forms of wildlife and plant life. It
has five miles of nature trails, three picnic shelters,an observation
platform, rest rooms and a playground area. Many birds can be seen at
Hammock Park and the park is listed in the "Great Florida Birding Trail
Book." Visit the Friends of Hammock Park at www.HammockPark.org.
Happy Tails Dog Park - 3051 Garrison Road
Happy Tails Dog Park was dedicated on
November 1, 2003. The park is divided into two separate areas: a
two-acre area for large dogs and a half-acre area for small dogs. Each
area is fenced and contains a dog drinking fountain, benches, doggie
litter bags and picnic tables. The large dog area contains dog training
and exercise equipment. The park has a beautiful setting with woods on
two sides and a small lake with wading birds.
With approximately 70 acres,
Highlander Park is the City's second largest park. It is a multi-use
recreation area which features the Dunedin Community Center, the Fine
Art Center, an over-the-lake Pavilion, Highlander Pool, Kiwanis
Sprayground, three playgrounds, picnic tables, picnic shelters, tennis
courts, sand volleyball, softball and little league fields.
John Grant Hubbard - 330 Edgewater Drive
Just steps away from downtown, John Grant Hubbard Park is a scenic park that will take your breath away. With a beautiful view of St. Joseph's sound and the intracoastal waterway, as well as Clearwater harbor, you can stroll, bike or skate or just sit and enjoy the natural beauty.
John R. Lawrence Pioneer Park - 420 Main Street
Located in Downtown Dunedin, close to City Hall, Pioneer Park is a local landmark and gathering place. It hosts a number of community events like concerts, films in the park and the Dunedin Downtown Market..
The Louis A. Vanech Recreation Complex is located on Garrison Road next to the Garrison-Jones Elementary School. This 46-acre park features lighted racquetball courts, an in-line hockey rink, three tournament-quality softball fields, and a six-acre wooded area which is bisected by Jerry Branch Creek. Development of this park was made possible by a generous donation from the estate of Louis A. Vanech. Over three hundred trees have been planted in the park through the efforts of the Bay Bouquet Garden Club.
City of Dunedin was designated as the nation's first Purple Heart City
by the Military Order of the Purple Heart on August 3, 2006. A monument
sits in the center of the park to recognize and pay tribute to those who
have earned the military tribute by virtue of their bravery and
sacrifice. Commemorative bricks are also displayed through the park to
create The Walk of Honor.
Scotsdale Park features nearly one
mile of hard surface trails, a playground, a picnic shelter facility,
electricity, picnic tables and a bike rack. This eight-acre passive park
also contains a large pond and a beautiful wooded section. The park is
located on Beltrees Street in the Scotsdale Subdivision.
Less than a mile north of Skinner
Street, on the Pinellas Trail, you will find Weaver Park. The beautiful
waterfront park features a fishing pier, two pavilions, a nature-themed
playground, picnic tables and restrooms. Thanks to a generous donation
from the Dunedin Youth Guild, your child's imagination can run wild as
they climb playground equipment inspired by nature including trees,
butterflies, ant hills, caterpillars and giant bird eggs. The playground
is completely ADA accessible and designed for all abilities.