North Anclote River Nature Park was purchased in 1996 through the Florida Communities Trust. This 77 acre park has both a fishing pier and an observation deck located right on the Anclote River. Remember that if you are fishing, whether from shore or in a boat, you do need a Florida fishing license.
Here you will also find playground facilities, restrooms, nature trails, picnic tables and a trail that connects to the Pinellas Trail for both biking and hiking. The Pinellas Trail can take you all the way down to St Petersburg and is one more way you can make the trip up to North Anclote River Nature Park in Tarpon Springs.
Both kayaks and canoes can be launched from North Anclote River Nature Park into the Anclote River and there is a small beach area where you can cool your feet off or splash away at the shoreline. I probably wouldn’t go swimming here since it is a river and I wouldn’t want to be surprised by a gator.
Just one more great park here in northern Pinellas County. This is why I love living in the Tarpon Springs and Palm Harbor Florida area.