Featured Parks

Al Lopez Park

With lots of space to walk, run or bike, Al Lopez Park is an urban oasis. There are 15 shelters for that special occasion or barbecue. Other features include a dog park, nature trail, picnic tables, playgrounds, community center, fishing dock, and fitness stations.

Ballast Point Park

A South Tampa gem, Ballast Point Park features a 600 foot pier, splash pad, playground, picnic areas, a gazebo, a boat dock, a boat ramp, and brilliant Florida sunrises over the Hillsborough Bay.



Copeland Park

This park features a pool, athletic fields, and a community center. There is a gymnasium, basketball courts, tennis courts, racquetball courts, a ball field, fitness center, and exercise equipment. Shaded picnic tables and shelters are abundantly available.



Cotanchobee Park

Where the water meets the land. This downtown waterfront park is located along Garrison Channel in the shadow of Amalie Arena. The 4.5-acre park is part of the Tampa Riverwalk and includes playground equipment, overlook, boat slips, as well as the Heroes Plaza.



Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park attracts over one million people annually to its special events. It’s a place to meet and enjoy Tampa’s waterfront. Bring your children to splash through the water features or take your dog for a trip to the dog park.



Cypress Point Park

This is an active neighborhood park that has beach, jogging trail, sand volleyball court, playground, disc golf course, and shelters that may be requested through our online system.



Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park

This stunning 25-acre riverfront park located north of the University of Tampa featuring a boathouse, the Tampa River Center, play cove and splash pad, sports courts, boat ramps, and dog park.



Perry Harvey Park

Gateway Sculptures, Leaders Row, History Walk Lifetiles and Timeline Pavers bring history and the contributions of the African American community to life. A festival lawn, basketball courts, and a skate park are major features of the park.



Picnic Island Park

This park offers a beach, dog beach, sand volleyball court, disc golf course, exercise equipment, playgrounds, fishing pier, boat ramp, and canoe launch. Truly a hidden treasure in South Tampa, this park is the perfect place to bring the family to have a picnic.



Water Works Park

Home to Ulele Springs, this riverfront park is just south of Ulele and Armature Works. It has plenty of open green space, plus a playground, picnic areas, and a playground and splash pad.




This is a partial list of the largest parks that are major attractions for both residents and visitors. Please use the Parks Finder application below to view a complete listing of all of Tampa's wonderful parks.