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John Chesnut Sr. Park

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Categories: Attraction, Park, Nature preserve

Features: Baseball/softball fields, Boat ramp, Canoe/kayak trails, County parks, Dog park, Fishing piers, Grills, Picnic shelters, Playground, Public restrooms, Volleyball courts

Alcohol: No alcohol

Parking: Lot

Admission: Free

Adjacent to Lake Tarpon in northern Pinellas County, John Chesnut park is a launch site for several local fishing tournaments. Boats with combustion engines may use the lake, a fun place for water skiers and jet skiers. A canoe trail for craft with non-combustion engines leads to an interior lake.

The park also offers a softball field, a  beach volleyball court, a horseshoe pit, picnic shelters, a fishing pier, playgrounds, a dog park, and nature trails.  Guided nature walks are occasionally offered.  See the schedule on the park Web site.

The park is open daily from 7:00 AM to sunset.

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