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Address: Central Avenue and Beach Drive, St. Petersburg, FL

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Little Park at the Waterfront

A small park right off the Beach Drive in the downtown area, with huge beautiful trees that make comfortable shade for the visitors on hot spring and summer days, comfortable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
irina g
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Illinois
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250 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small park right off the Beach Drive in the downtown area, with huge beautiful trees that make comfortable shade for the visitors on hot spring and summer days, comfortable benches along the paths, pleasant colorful landscaping. And a very proper monument to the Pioneers of the great city of St. Petersburg that remembers its citizen, its history and the... More 

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Clearwater, FL
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836 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I love what these little parks add on my morning or afternoon walks. A little shade and a breeze many mornings make me stop with my Starbucks and enjoy watching the runners & walkers. This is absolutely safe, no bad guys in our wonderful downtown area.

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Thank jimvet1826
St. Petersburg, Florida
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Pioneer Park is a small park dedicated to and recognizing the Founders of the city of St. Petersburg, Florida. It is a part of the St. Petersburg Waterfront Parks system, one of the largest continguous waterfront park systems in North America. Sit on a shady bench and enjoy the lush landscaping, the bright flowers and views of Tampa Bay and... More 

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Thank SW G
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The park was near our hotel and provided a beautiful place to wander and relax. There are a number of nearby places to eat and the Saturday market was also close.

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Thank dughlas2016
St. Petersburg, Florida
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

They have a very nice monument honoring the pioneers of St. Petersburg that is nice to visit on occasion.

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Thank 44thunder
Largo, Florida
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470 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is a very nice park on Beach Drive in downtown St Petersburg. Nice walking, trees, people watching. The large I think they are Banyan Trees are great. Across the street are all the restaurants on Beach Drive, as well as the St Petersburg MFA.

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stockton
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127 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This is a lovely park, but it is also home to many homeless individuals. This area seemed rife with homeless, which wasn't bothersome to my husband and I, but rather sad to see. The park offered perhaps a safe haven for them?

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Bradenton, Florida
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66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

There are at least four beautiful city parks near each other along the waterfront near the marina. Everything is within walking distance of one another including a number of great restaurants.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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197 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is a great place to relax and unwind during your visit. Watch the waves, look at the boats or just enjoy an amazing view of the ocean. This would be an AMAZING picnic spot.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

All of the parks in downtown St Pete are very nice. They are clean and well maintained. They were having a heath fair in this park. Yoga, massage, healthy foods, etc.

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