Welcome to the Hernando County
Parks and Recreation Department
located on the West Coast of Florida, Hernando County is bordered
on the west by the Gulf of Mexico and the Withlacoochee River on
the east. 35 miles north of Tampa, it is easily reached by the Suncoast
The Hernando County Parks &
Recreation Department is dedicated to providing a quality park system and
leisure activities for all our citizens. We strive to offer residents and
visitors opportunities for recreation and improvement of physical and mental
well-being, through programs and services that enhance their quality of
Our primary goal is to provide safe, clean and functional parks and recreation
facilities, and to assist in the planning and development of new and improved
facilities to meet the continued growth within the county.
We are committed to fulfilling our mission through visionary leadership,
individual dedication, and the responsible use of available resources.
Parking and Ramp Passes
Order forms are on
- News & Notices
Halloween Harvest Festival - 25th Annual
Posted August 5, 2015
Safe family fun for all ages! Friday, October 23 & Saturday, October 24 (6pm-10pm) No parking fee - No entry fee. Pay as you play...hay rides $2.per person/haunted house (NOT recommended for the young) $3.per person/children's games 4 tickets for $1. Most games require one ticket. Wrist bands for games only = $5.00 / all inclusive wrist bands for hay ride, haunted house & games = $10. Pet costume contest Friday-registration begins 6:30pm w/contest starting at 7pm. Costume contest for children ages 0-12 is on Saturday. Registration is 6pm-7pm. Contest begins promptly at 7. Entry fee for contests is $2.
Backyard BBQ Vendors Needed
Posted August 4, 2015
HC Parks & Rec is holding a backyard bbq complete with bands, vendors, food, beer and wine, bounce houses and lots of family fun.
Bark Island - Pine Island
Posted August 4, 2015
2015/16 DATES: Sept.12,26--Oct.10,24--Nov.7,21--Dec.5,19--Jan.9,23--Feb.13,27--Mar.12,26
you know you can rent certain Park Fields and Park Facilities?
To learn more about
how you can rent and what the terms are, visit our: Facilities
PARKS ARE ADA HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE
NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PERMITTED
NO PETS ( EXCEPT SERVICE ANIMALS ) ARE PERMITTED IN COUNTY PARKS
(EXCEPT FOR THOSE AREAS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED FOR DOGS)