St. Petersburg’s Waterfront Parks are a “Jewel on Tampa Bay!” Loaded with amenities, you will surely want to make time to visit some or all of these stunning parks. Best of all—they’re free!

Flora Wylie Park

13th Ave. NE. & North Shore Dr. NE., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Park Features

  • Waterfront Park
  • Scenic View of Tampa Bay
  • Sundial
  • Bayside Recreational Trail
  • Open Green Space
  • 11.4 Acres

Elva Rouse Park

10th - 13th Ave. NE. & North Shore Dr., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Park Features

  • Waterfront Park
  • Scenic View of Tampa Bay
  • Wilderness Area
  • Bayside Recreational Trail
  • Gizella Kopsick Arboretum
  • .6 Acres

North Shore Park

901 North Shore Dr. NE., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Park Features

  • Waterfront Park
  • Scenic View of Tampa Bay
  • Playground
  • Dog Park
  • Beach
  • Restrooms
  • North Shore Aquatic Complex
  • North Shore Sports Complex (Tennis and Softball)
  • 33.2 Acres

Photo Credit — Heather Chisholm Bridge

Vinoy Park

701 Bayshore Dr. NE., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Park Features

  • Waterfront Park
  • Scenic View of Tampa Bay
  • Large open green space for recreation and special events
  • 11.6 Acres

North Straub Park

400 Bayshore Dr. NE., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Park Features

  • Waterfront Park
  • Scenic View of Tampa Bay and Pier
  • Performance Stage Area
  • Bayside Recreational Trail
  • 4.8 Acres
  • Shaded Walkways and Benches

South Straub Park

198 Bayshore Dr. NE., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Park Features

  • Waterfront Park
  • Scenic View of Tampa Bay
  • Bayside Recreational Trail
  • Scenic View
  • Water Fountain
  • 7.3 Acres
  • Open Green Space
  • Views to Yacht Basin

Pioneer Park

Central Ave. & Beach Dr. St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

Park Features

  • Waterfront Park
  • Scenic View
  • Historic Park
  • Wilderness
  • 1.8 Acres

Pioneer Park is unique to the downtown waterfront parks as it has its own charitable organization made up of descendants of pioneer families that provides the City with funds each year to supplement the cost of high-level maintenance and enhancements to the park through the non-profit Pioneer Park Foundation, Inc.

Demens Landing Park

Bayshore Dr. & 2nd Ave. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Park Features

  • Waterfront Park
  • Scenic View of Tampa Bay
  • Playground
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Boat Ramps
  • Restrooms
  • 14.7 Acres

Albert Whitted Park

480 Bayshore Dr. SE. St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

Park Features

  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms
  • 4.78 Acres

Poynter Park

1000 3rd St. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Park Features

  • Waterfront Park
  • Scenic View of Tampa Bay
  • Adjacent to Bayboro Campus of USFSP
  • 2.1 Acres

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