For information about parks or pavilion rentals, call (727) 812-4530 or download map and rental information.
City parks are open daily from sunrise to sunset, unless otherwise posted. Dunedin is proud to provide 31 parks and over 240 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 220 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 it's commitment to improve the city’s tree canopy, by our tree maintenance, tree plantings and Arbor Day celebration each year.
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. 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.
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 pavilion 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 gardeners.
Edgewater Park is a four-acre waterfront park located at Dunedin Marina. The park is well shaded and features a playground, picnic pavilion and tables, restroom 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 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 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
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 pavilions and tables, tennis courts, sand volleyball, softball fields 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
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 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.
The 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, picnic tables, an outdoor "Fit Zone," 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.