St. Pete Beach Access
St. Petersburg Beach, FL 33706
This 5.5-acre park represents a major commitment ($5,890,500 for land acquisition and $403,831 in park construction and landscaping) by Pinellas County and its citizens, to preserve critical open spaces and provide beach access along the densely populated Gulf Coast of Pinellas County.
- 235 parking spaces (parking fee)
- water fountain
- three boardwalks to carry visitors over natural sand dunes and sea oats to a white sandy swim area and a spectacular view of the Gulf of Mexico.
- swimming is permissible, however there is no lifeguard on duty.
St. Pete Beach Access construction was completed in late 1988, and opened to the public on December 24, 1988. The official dedication took place on January 31, 1989.