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Top 10 Family-Friendly Outdoor Venues & Activities In Pasco County

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Pasco County is filled with fun outdoor venues with kid-friendly activities. You don’t even need to leave your neighborhood to have some fun. Explore this blog article to discover fun outdoor attractions in beautiful Masco County, Florida.


1. TreeHoppers Aerial Adventure Park

This one is for high-energy kids who love climbing and want to experience flying. TreeHoppers have aerial obstacle courses and zip lines in nature. These have different levels of difficulty to suit your kids age and abilities.

They also have a Little Lemurs Course that is made especially for kids ages 1-6 years old. That’s right, kids ages 1-6 will now be able to experience the fun and adventure at TreeHoppers. And the BEST PART? It’s free to all paid customers.




2. Hancock Groves 

Hancock Groves offers a more relaxed adventure. Walk around and pick seasonal fruits in the Hancock family farm. You can pick oranges, lemons, strawberries, and peaches.



3. Miniature Golf

Everyone loves a little competition. Bring your competitive spirit and a water bottle while taking on these impressive courses.


Plantation Palms Miniature Golf


4. Waterfront Dining

Want some really good seafood? Burgers? Outdoor eating? Well you’ll have to make your way to Gill Dawg’s Tiki Bar & Grill in Port Richey. You’ll find some of the best food for your buck plus you’ll love that it’s located on 3.5 acres in Port Richey. There is plenty of room to spread out and social distance for your safety.

While you’re there you can rent kayaks, paddle boards and pontoon boats. Their waterfront restaurant has two stages for live music for a relaxing atmosphere.


5. Epperson Lagoon

Take a swim, slide into the water, jump on the water adventure park, kayak or sunbathe! The Lagoon Day Pass also includes family lawn games, beach toys, beach volleyball, and access to the swim-up bar.There is plenty to do and just about every attraction has a cost, so do plan ahead. 31885 Overpass Road, Wesley Chapel, FL 33545






6. Old McMicky’s Farm

As you’ve probably guessed, Old McMicky’s Farm offers educational farm experience for children. Farm tours include pony rides, hayrides, milking a cow, catching a chicken, and an opportunity to meet baby farm animals. The tours usually last about 1.5 hours. 





7. Crystal Springs Foundation

The Crystal Springs Foundation’s main purpose is to preserve the natural environment in Crystal Springs. Family’s can tour the area and learn more about Florida’s nature as well as the Crystal Springs System that provides water for various communities.


8. Giraffe Ranch

While the main attraction at Giraffe Ranch is feeding giraffes, there are other animals to meet here, such as camels, zebras, rhinoceros, pygmies, hippos, ostriches, llamas, otters, and many more.



9. SunWest Park – Lift Adventure Park

SunWest Park has an arsenal of fun water activities. You can try wakeboarding, kayaking, and slide with your kids in their aqua park. Alternatively, you can stick to swimming in their public beach or play beach volleyball. 17362 old dixie Hwy, Hudson, FL 34667


Photo Credit: Lift Adventure Park



10. Visit a Nature Park & Trails

Anclote Key Preserve State Park

Just off the coast of Tarpon Springs, is paradise. Enjoy the blue-green waters of Gulf of Mexico, pristine beach, and the scenery of the 1887 lighthouse. Aside from swimming and sunbathing, you can do some birdwatching as the Anclote Key Preserve State Park is home to at least 43 species of birds.


Key Vista Nature Park

Key Vista Nature Park is an opportunity to get away from the bustle of the city and immerse in nature. Be sure to walk all the way to the observation tower and take in the beautiful view of Pasco County.


Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park

Whether you want to go camping, hiking, bird-watching, fishing, or simply have a picnic, Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park is the place to go. You can do all these activities in a way that helps nature thrive.



Suncoast Trail

If you’re looking for a place where your kids can walk, run, or ride their bikes, go to Suncoast Trail. With its 42-mile paved trail, they will run out of energy before they run out of trail. Meanwhile, you can enjoy a scenic sunset walk.


Pasco County has a rich nature. Take some time with your family to enjoy the natural beauty that Florida has to offer. Learn more at Family Friendly Tampa Bay.