Parks & Recreation
205 E. Fort Dade Ave.
Brooksville, FL 34601
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8 AM - 4 PM
Did you know you can rent certain Park Fields and Park Facilities?
To learn more about how you can rent and what the terms are, visit our Facilities Rental page.
Enjoying Hernando County Parks
Hernando County offers an impressive park system, with over 20 developed parks on 424 acres and 452.5 acres of open space. Our well-maintained county parks support a wide array of recreational activities, from casual strolling to active sports such as baseball, soccer, boating and swimming.
Parks range from those with Gulf and beach access and boat launches in the west, to community parks throughout the county offering activities for citizens of all ages, to a central district park hosting baseball and soccer events, to a regional park with horseback riding trails, to river access facilities on the Withlacoochee River on the east.
All county parks are ADA handicapped accessible
- No alcoholic beverages permitted
- No pets (except service animals) are permitted in county parks (except for those areas specifically designated for dogs)
- No lifeguards on duty - swim at your own risk
Pioneer/Stewy's Skate Park: Minor children are required to have parent consent to use the skate park.
Alfred McKethan / Pine Island ParkAmenities:
- Bird Watching
- Parking Fee
- Picnic Shelters
Open 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
A 3-acre park on the Gulf of Mexico located at 10800 Pine Island Drive (off County Road 495 west of Weeki Wachee). Includes beach and swimming area, picnic tables, shelters, barbecue grills, observation point, volleyball court, playground and concession stand.Please Note: No Lifeguards on Duty - Swim at Your Own Risk.