John Chesnut Sr. Park
2200 East Lake Road
Palm Harbor, FL 34685
This park is home to various wildlife including raccoons, alligators, various waterfowl, hawks, vultures, tortoises/turtles, and more. This provides many pleasant hours for nature enthusiasts and families.
Lake Tarpon, immediately adjacent, is five miles long and one mile wide, generally 8-12 feet deep. Lake Tarpon can accommodate boats with combustion engines. Additionally, the canoe trail is a landlocked waterway connected to an interior lake, but can only accommodate non-combustion engines.
Swimming is prohibited inside the park.
- 13 picnic shelters with grills
- boat ramp (fee charged)
- two playgrounds
- horseshoe pits
- softball field
- water fountains
- dog park
- Lake Tarpon, Pinellas County:
open to fishing.
- Trotlines may be used from sunset until 9 a.m. Sunday through Thursday.
- No bag limit for channel catfish.