Robert K. Rees Memorial Park
Looking for sunsets? This is an outstanding site to view the Florida sunset. Located on Green Key along the Gulf of Mexico at 4835 Green Key Rd, New Port Richey, FL, this beach is a leisurely place to sunbathe, swim, canoe, fish, or just relax. It is a nice park with a shallow water beach on a quiet peninsula. There is also a boardwalk to take a nice stroll and view some of Florida’s tropical landscape. There are several picnic tables and charcoal grills for the public to use. Bring the entire family and have a small picnic on the beach or host a birthday party outdoors. There is a playground with slides, swings, spring toys and even a pirate ship with a slide that children will enjoy. This unique beach and park combination makes it a wonderful place to both relax and play, for both individuals and families alike in Pasco County.
New Port Richey Parks
Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park — This 12,740 acre wilderness preserve park has everything including over 150 species of birds! Here you can enjoy outdoor activities on the 6.7 mile paved multi-use trail which ultimately connects to the 42 mile Suncoast Trail. There is a 10 mile long equestrian trail with other amenities such as a corral, hitching stations, and a watering trough. Camping is enjoyed here by many through one of 16 tent pitching campsites or 9 cabin rentals for which reservations are required. Reservations are suggested 3 months in advance as this is a popular activity here. Campsites are housed with a fire ring, grills and picnic tables. There are also 27 marked hiking trails to enjoy throughout the park. Large picnic shelters can be reserved for a fee and fit 50-100 guests depending on the shelter you choose. In addition to these great amenities Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park also has a large playground, volleyball courts, an athletic field, and fishing available.
Moon Lake Park — This 6.6 acre park provides New Port Richey residents and guests with a large lake for swimming and other water sports. There are picnic shelters, playgrounds and fishing access to enjoy.
W.H. Jack Mitchell Jr. Park — This 51.8 acre sports park allows residents and guests to enjoy softball, basketball, football, and soccer. There is also a playground and picnic shelters.