Fred Howard Park
Little Known Facts: The mile-long causeway is a favorite of filmmakers. Most recently the causeway was featured in the John Cusack feature "Grace is Gone" and in a national television commercial for Cadillac.Wind surfing is cool and sunsets are spectacular at this park spreading along a white, sandy beach that is perfect for sunbathing. Approached by a scenic one-mile causeway, the beach has a swimming area. The park also has picnic shelters, a butterfly garden, softball field, playground and hiking/biking trail. For picnic shelter reservations go to www.pinellascounty.org/parks and select the link to make your reservation on line with a credit card or call 727.582-2100. This park will be closed the day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.