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.
Linda Pedersen Park @ Jenkins CreekAmenities:
- Activity Center
- Bird Watching
- Fishing Pier
- Picnic Shelters
Open Sunrise to Sunset
If you like fishing off a bank and enjoying nature, then spend time at this 135-acre park connected by an aluminum boardwalk to Jenkins Creek Park, across the street. With 25 developed acres and 110 acres of open space, this park offers activities for the young and the young at heart. Try climbing the forty-foot-high observation tower for a panoramic view of the marsh and look out over the Gulf of Mexico. Relax and sit on the bank where you can fish while the kids play on the playground. Chances are good you will be able to catch a glimpse of manatees here. If you are looking for a great place for a family reunion, this is the place to go. Includes grills, picnic tables, pavilion, swimming area, playground, community building, showers, and restrooms.
Please Note: No Lifeguards on Duty - Swim at Your Own Risk.