Parks and Preserves

Pinellas County is home to over 20,000 acres of parks and preserves where residents and visitors can picnic, camp, hike, boat and more.

September 28, 2023

Fort De Soto Bay Pier Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Pinellas County is pleased to announce that the Fort De Soto Bay Pier Replacement project has been completed and the pier has…

Fort De Soto Park

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Parks & Preserves Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about Pinellas County Parks and Preserves, including information about pets, events and specific park information.

Park Amenities

Parks & Conservation Resources maintains 20,000 acres of parks that include the county’s most beautiful examples of pristine Florida landscapes. Located throughout…

Park Rules

Pinellas County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 90 Please help us keep Pinellas County parks safe, clean and fun for all to enjoy. Most…

Managed Areas

Parks & Conservation Resources manages the County’s environmentally sensitive lands using resource management practices that promote the quality of native ecosystems. Management…

Baskets for Beaches

The Baskets for Beaches program enables you to make a difference by collecting trash as you walk the beach. Grab a basket…


The Adopt-A-Park program is great for businesses or civic groups looking to give back to their community. Pinellas County Parks & Conservation…

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Hurricane Idalia Response “By the Numbers”

The State of Local Emergency declared by the BCC on Monday remains in effect until Monday, Sept. 4. ...


Respuesta al Huracán Idalia “en cifras”

Novedades más recientes sobre el incidente Estadísticas de la respuesta Si necesita ayuda Si quiere ayudar Próximos pasos para el Condado...


Pinellas County to negotiate preservation land acquisition in Tarpon Springs

The Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously authorized County Administration to negotiate an agreement for future acquisition of preservation land in north Pinellas County....


Sawgrass Lake Park Boardwalk & Tower Rehabilitation

Project Overview Pinellas County Parks and Conservation Resources and Public Works are undertaking a project to rehabilitate the existing boardwalk and tower......


Dansville Community Park

Project Overview The project is located in the Greater Ridgecrest Area and is approximately 12 acres in size. The objective is to create......


Parks & Conservation Resources adds another popular mobile parking app to payment options at parks, beaches, boat ramps

Pinellas County Parks & Conservation Resources is adding the ParkMobile mobile parking app for parking payments beginning on Monday, June 26 at......


Mobile Parking Apps

Problems with a Pay station? Parking fees can be paid using one of our convenient parking apps....


Boat Ramp Parking

Boat Ramp Parking Fees You can pay boat ramp parking fees daily at a pay station or buy a permit for 12......


Annual Parking Permits

Annual Beach Parking Permit Mobile parking technology has replaced hand-to-hand cash payment transactions at the front entrance booth of Fort De Soto......


St. Pete Beach Access Pay Station Map

Map of St Pete Beach Access pay station locations...