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Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park

10500 Wilderness Pkwy, New Port Richey, FL 34655-0001
+1 352-796-7211
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Great place for biking and walking

I moved here twelve years ago and found Starkey Park while looking for a place to do longer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Port Richey
Beautiful Natural Park

Love this nature park. We hike the trails all fall and spring. Especially love to explore our own... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan S
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10500 Wilderness Pkwy, New Port Richey, FL 34655-0001
+1 352-796-7211
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I moved here twelve years ago and found Starkey Park while looking for a place to do longer distances on a bicycle. I ride to the park, take off on the paved trail that leads to the Suncoast Trail, ride the Suncoast and then return...More

Thank xcntryrider
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this nature park. We hike the trails all fall and spring. Especially love to explore our own trails we find. There is a beautiful lake and remnants of a old homestead and camp. Also great for free camping, horse trails and off road biking....More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always clean well-maintainedNice park for the kids to play inwe attended a birthday party there probably 20 adults for the kids. Plenty of room for the kids to run wild soccer games trying to baseball going to frisbee great times

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great park clean lots of amenities fun things to do playground restrooms cabins tenting bike and hiking trails

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 10 June 2017

beautiful park. lots of birds and other wildlife to see . park ranger helpful , great trails. good place to let kids run off steam

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Bicycle trails that connect , hiking trails, camping tents , group camping, or cabins, picnics, playground, family get togethers. Nature at its best. We live our Satrky Park. Be sure to stop at the Ranger Station.

Thank Melanie c
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Love going to Starkey for the plethora of trails (hiking & biking). Recently went to a work celebration at one of the pavilions and it was fantastic. Very spacious with a large grill and serving area, all of which was in close proximity to restrooms...More

Thank Katem21045
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We are lucky enough to live across the street from this park. There is camping available and lakes to fish in. We bring our dog there to run around, it's almost always empty. Very clean and just a perfect example of rural Florida.

Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We love riding our bikes on the wide, well maintained paths. There is ample parking and lots of woodsy and brush covered areas to explore. We often see turtles and birds on our trips. For a fun family activity, hike the Solar system path where...More

Thank BostonEDK
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved camping here at Starkey Park. You are able to reserve you cabin online in advance. The have bunkbeds for our 2 adults and 4 kids. We had our own grill right outside with a picnic table so we could bbq. They have...More

Thank nataliegriffin743
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2 March 2017|
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Response from Robert Y | Reviewed this property |
The website has a phone number for the on sight office they can give you all the information you need regarding hammocks in the park. It is a great place to visit but be quick as they are building homes on parts of the park... More
Erin G
17 February 2017|
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Response from Colby C | Reviewed this property |
Yes off of 52 it is called sernova tract but is a different part of starkey park and there is no fee to enter at this entrance and there is parking there also. Hope this helps
3 January 2017|
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Response from ddc3512 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no. This is one of those parks that have "park" in the name, but the only rentals are cabins and tent sites. There are some great hiking trails. There are a lot of points for wildlife viewing as well. If you... More