Parks / Playgrounds

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Dunedin a "Tree City, USA" for 18 years

The City of Dunedin takes pride in preserving green space for our residents and visitors by maintaining over 220 acres of land dedicated to public use for hiking, biking, swimming, playing and picnicing. 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 it's commitment to improve the city’s tree canopy, by our tree maintenance, tree plantings and Arbor Day celebration each year.


AMBERLEA PARK, 1680 Amberlea Drive N.

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.

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, which has since made a yearly financial contribution for its care. The new 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 new landscaping, a lighted fountain, and stainless steel water bird sculptures by artist Hal Stowers. The newly-renovated Armston Park is an attractive feature that accents the western entrance to Downtown Dunedin.

CURLEW CREEK PARK 1405 Curlew Road

Two-acre Curlew Creek Park features a fenced basketball hoop area, picnic area, shelter and benches. The park is located on the south side of Curlew Road, about one mile east of the Dunedin Causeway, and is open from sunrise to sunset. The park contains a natural spring and a foot trail along Curlew Creek.

Youth Guild

Dunedin Youth Guild Park is located on Cedar Creek, just west of Hammock Park and adjacent to the Pinellas Trail. It is accessible with paved trails, three picnic shelters, a floating canoe dock and boardwalk. In addition, a nine-hole disc golf course, constructed by Aaron Peterson as his eagle scout project, is located there. The course is open to the public, and the park is open from sunrise to sunset.


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.

Eagle Scout

EAGLE SCOUT PARK 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. 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.

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.

Edgewater Linear

Just steps away from downtwn, Edgewater Linear 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.


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 shelters,an observation platform, rest rooms and a playground area. The park is located at the northeast end of San Mateo Drive and is open every day from sunrise to sunset. Many birds can be seen at Hammock Park and the park is listed in the "Great Florida Birding Trail Book." Further information on the park and trail guides may be obtained from the Leisure Services Administrative Office located at 1920 Pinehurst Road. Shelter reservations may be made at the Dunedin Community Center also at 1920 Pinehurst Road , Monday through Thursday, 8 AM to 7 PM and Friday 8 AM to 5 PM.

Happy Tails
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. Some trees provide shade in each area. The park has a beautiful setting with woods on two sides and a small lake with wading birds. It is open from 7 AM to sunset.

HIGHLANDER PARK 1920 Pinehurst Road

Highlander Park, with approximately 70 acres, 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, the Dunedin Nature Center, picnic tables and picnic shelters, tennis courts, sand volleyball, softball and little league fields. Visitors may enjoy a wide range of activities, from organized sports to picnicking; and there are three playgrounds available for the kids.


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.

SCOTSDALE PARK 1260 Beltrees Street

Scotsdale Park features nearly one mile of hard surface trails, a picnic shelter facility, electricity, picnic tables and a bike rack. This eight-acre passive park also contains two large ponds and a beautiful wooded section. The park is located on Beltrees Street in the Scotsdale Subdivision. It is open from sunrise to sunset.


Weaver Park   Bayshore Boulevard

It's open! Less than a mile north of Skinner Street, on the Pinellas Trail you will find Weaver Park!
The fishing pier is open in addition to much of the park grounds. Take some time to visit Dunedin's newest park.