Parks & Recreation
205 E. Fort Dade Ave.
Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone (352) 754-4031
Phone (352) 754-4027
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.
Lake Townsen Regional ParkAmenities:
- Bicycle Trail
- Bird Watching
- Boat Ramp
- Fishing Pier
- Horse Trail
- Open Play Area
- Picnic Shelters
- Walking Trail
This regional park offers hiking, jogging, biking and horseback riding trails in a densely wooded area, bounded by the State Forest to the north and the Withlacoochee River on the east. Here you can observe the river, cypress swamp, and fish life. The park also provides access to the Withlacoochee State Trail for walking, bicycling, skating and horseback riding. Located on 37 developed acres and 338 acres of open space in the eastern part of the county, this park has something for everyone - baseball, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, a fishing pier/boat ramp, and picnic areas, playground, hiking trails and horseback riding trails.
Please Note: No Lifeguards on Duty - Swim at Your Own Risk.