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Welcome to the Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department

Map of Hernando County
Centrally located on the West Coast of Florida, Hernando County is bordered on the west by the Gulf of Mexico and the Withlacoochee River on the east. 35 miles north of Tampa, it is easily reached by the Suncoast Parkway.
 

The Hernando County Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing a quality park system and leisure activities for all our citizens. We strive to offer residents and visitors opportunities for recreation and improvement of physical and mental well-being, through programs and services that enhance their quality of life.

Our primary goal is to provide safe, clean and functional parks and recreation facilities, and to assist in the planning and development of new and improved facilities to meet the continued growth within the county.

We are committed to fulfilling our mission through visionary leadership, individual dedication, and the responsible use of available resources.

Parking and Ramp Passes
Order forms are on
the Fees/Passes
page


    


What's Happening - News & Notices
11th Annual Father Daughter Dance
Posted November 20, 2014
      Ticket sales for 2015 begins at 8am on Tues., January 6. Purchase tickets EARLY, this is a very popular community event. Over 700 people attend! ~ ~ ~ ~ Presold tickets ONLY / 400 per evening - NO tickets are every sold at the door. If you plan to attend on Saturday, please be aware that Saturday tickets always sell out! Purchase EARLY. ~ ~ ~ ~ Dress up, come dance & celebrate dad / step-dad / uncle / grandfather... Snacks consist of pizza, hot dogs, chicken nuggets, veggies, fruits, cookies, candies, chips, soda & water (all provided in the cost of the ticket). ~ ~ ~ ~ To purchase tickets we accept Checks,Cash, Money Orders, Master Card, Visa, Discover. ***BRING CAMERA/cell phone-for great photo opportunities. ~ ~ ~ ~ Three hours of special moments your daughter will remember forever.Participate in just a few dances or enjoy them all. All ages welcome (babies and adults). For more information call (352) 754-4031.


Vendors Wanted for Halloween Festival
Posted September 30, 2014
      The 24th annual Halloween Harvest Festival will be held October 17-18, from 6 to 9pm, at the Hernando County Fairgrounds. Our anticipated attendance is approximately 500-800 per night. We would love to have you participate. Cost is just $35 for both nights. Decorate your booth in the Fall Festival theme and draw in the attendees with a quick game or raffle. Please see the flyer and the vendor packet for more information. If you have any questions, please contact me!


We thank our Sponsors of Halloween Harvest Festival
Posted September 18, 2014
      HYL Spring Hill Dixie Baseball, Spring Hill Glass, Pepsi, Wagon Wheel Feed/Hardware, Brooksville Transmission, Day Law Office, Lowe's of Spring Hill, Hernando County Community Anti Drug Coalition, UPS #4177 Mariner/Northcliffe, Publix Supermarket Charities, Brooksville Kiwanis, Auto Nation Ford, Elegant Events Party Rental, WalMart Distribution.


Halloween Harvest Festival
Posted September 18, 2014
      Safe family fun for all ages! Dates for 2014 will be Friday, October 17 & Saturday, October 18 (6pm-10pm) No parking fee - No entry fee. Pay as you play...hay rides $2.per person/haunted house (NOT recommended for young kids) $3.per person/children's games4/$1. Most games are only $1. Pet costume contest Friday / Kid's costume contest Saturday. Entry fee to contests is $2. For more information see attached flyer.


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 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

 



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)

 

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link to parks brochure download page
link to Park Rules & Regulations
Treasure Hunting On Parks Property you need a permit


 

Contact
Parks & Recreation

M-F 8AM-5PM

Parks
(352)754-4027

Parks Email

Recreation
(352)754-4031

Recreation Email

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  2013 Hernando County Parks & Recreation Department

205 E. Fort Dade Avenue, Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone (352) 754-4031   Fax (352) 754-4415

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