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Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park

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Address: 10500 Wilderness Park Boulevard, New Port Richey, FL 34655
Phone Number: +1 352-796-7211
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From Parties to Walks to Events Love to Get Away and Enjoy the Beauty of Nature

I have been going to Starkey Park since it first opened. When my daughters were little, I would take them to the playground. I would go on long nature walks with my significant... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Hudson, Florida
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Hudson, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been going to Starkey Park since it first opened. When my daughters were little, I would take them to the playground. I would go on long nature walks with my significant other. Have gone to star gazing, camped out here, joined family for family picnics, celebrated many parties here including my sister-in-law's 40th. Most recently, participated in the... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is there wether you are just out for a stroll or looking for something more adventurous . The main entrance has plenty of parking and there are rest rooms and BBQ facilities. The more adventurous can hike or cycle out to the sun coast express way via tracks or blacktop Your choice..wild life is everywhere on the ground and... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

first time camping at Starkey park and it was one of the best managed sites I have ever been to. Nice tent sites with great fire pits and grills. Very clean. PLENTY of free fire wood very close to all sites. The bathrooms were immaculate with clean showers and hot water! 30 minutes from Tampa bay. Good stuff!!! The only... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Nice Park and Campground.Entrance fee is $2 per car which is self pay. The Park has plenty of shelters, grills and tables for picnics. Nice well kept hiking trails. The Park has primitive and cabin camping.Also Horseback riding trails and plenty of bird watching available. Occasionally may see a deer, especially if on Horseback.

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County Durham
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Visiting the area for a few weeks and found this event on FB and thought it could be something different for us to experience as Halloween is a really big event here. We arrived early and there were great volunteers arranging parking, we joined the queue of mainly very excited kids to pay our $1 each entry and wait for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time exploring this park! Dogs allowed on leash. Only issue was finding a restroom! Will visit again!

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New Port Richey, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great place for group outings. nice shelter houses and facilities in a wooded setting, hiking trails and play areas for kids.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Very nice park just north of Hillsborough county in Pasco county. It accessible by paved bike trail from the East (via Suncoast trail) that leads directly to the main area of the park. The park has paved trails and wooded hiking and now mountain bike trails as well. There are restroom facilities and drinkable water fountains (not cooled). There are... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This park is one of the best in Pasco county. Bike trails, camping, hiking and geocaching. If you visit in the warm months, bring plenty of water! Watch out for critters! Be respectful of the area and watch where you are. The campground is awesome. No electric sites or RV spots, but a great place to pitch a tent in... More 

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Port Richey, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been going to Starkey Park for over 25 years. Just love the bike path and you get a variety of flats and inclines. You get to see Deer, Turkeys, Turtles, Coyotes, Armadillo and so many birds. Talk about getting back to nature and making you feel alive as you get some great exercise biking. Takes all of your... More 

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