City parks are free to visit and enjoy. Parks are open daily from sunrise to sunset, unless otherwise posted. Dunedin is proud to provide 27 parks and over 200 acres of green space dedicated to public use for hiking, biking, playing and picnicking.
Dunedin has received the "Tree City USA" award every year since 1989
The City of Dunedin takes pride in preserving green space for our residents and visitors by maintaining over 240 acres of land dedicated to public use for hiking, biking, swimming, playing and picnicking. This outdoor environment greatly enhances the quality of life in Dunedin for residence and visitors of all ages. The City has achieved the award from its commitment to improve the city’s tree canopy, by our tree maintenance, tree plantings and Arbor Day celebration each year.
Achieva Paw Park - 1659 Virginia Street
In November, the City of Dunedin and Achieva Credit Union partnered together to expand and bring new improvements to the Achieva Paw Park, located on Achieva's corporate campus at 1659 Virginia Street, Dunedin. Construction for the Achieva Paw Park expansion began Wednesday, November 14, 2108 and is estimated to be completed in January. The expansion and new improvements will include both the large and small dog areas to be expanded, fence height will increase from 4-feet to 6-feet in the large dog area, a shade structure and over 20 new trees to be planted for additional shading, additional benches and picnic tables and a water fountain. Existing amenities include dog agility poles, tunnels, waste receptacles and cleaning stations. Achieva Paw Park is open to the public, sunrise to sunset.
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 playground equipment.
Armston Park - 201 Main Street
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. The renovation project was a true public-private endeavor, with contributions made by Ms. Peggy Armston, the Dunedin Garden Club and the City of Dunedin. It features a lighted fountain, and stainless steel water bird sculptures by artist Hal Stowers.
Dunedin Youth Guild Park - 2750 Bayshore Boulevard
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 bike rack, crushed shell parking spaces, picnic tables, trash cans and beautiful landscaping.
Dunedin Causeway & Honeymoon Island - 1 Causeway Boulevard
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 & Community Garden - 1040 Virginia Street
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. Several 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 gardeners.
Edgewater Park - 51 Main Street
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 birthday.
Elizabeth Skinner-Jackson Park - 1040 MLK Jr. Ave
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.
Hammock Park - 1900 San Mateo Drive
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 pavilions, an observation platform, restrooms 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.
The Friends of the Hammock, provides a valuable habitat for butterfly populations. The garden features a flowering display of butterfly favorites in 11 beds of native plants. Download Butterfly Garden Map
Highlander Park - 903 Michigan Boulevard
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.
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 a spell 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.
Purple Heart Park - 300 Main Street
Dunedin was designated as Florida'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 - 1260 Beltrees Street
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.
Weaver Park - 1258 Bayshore Boulevard
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 picnic pavilions, a nature-themed playground 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.
The Kiwanis Fit Zone, located on the east side of Weaver Park,
offers a unique opportunity to take your workout outdoors! It's free to use and features 11 units for a complete body workout. Each unit works on a hydraulic system so people of all fitness levels can use it. Some exercise units are specifically designed for use with wheelchairs, as well as equipment that can be adapted for both able-bodied users or those with assistive devices. Thanks to the generous donation from the Kiwanis Club of Dunedin and the Florida Department of Health-Pinellas County, we can all experience a fun and unique way to exercise and get outdoors!