Anclote River Park


1119 Baillies Bluff Rd.
Holiday, FL 34691
(727) 938-2598 Maintenance Office

Hours of Operation

Open 7 days a week from dawn to dusk. Boat trailer overnight parking is open 24 hours

Park Information

This beautiful and serene park setting offers 300’ of swimming area on the Gulf of Mexico and picnic areas, playgrounds, designated fishing and boating area, large boat ramp and the park is known for its Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail.

This is a great place to bask in the sun, take a swim, cast a line and do some fishing, or launch your boat and set sail for a day on the Gulf.  Keep your eyes open for the dolphins, fish, crabs and sea turtles passing by. Follow the channel out and head south toward Anclote Key Island. View the Anclote Key Preserve State Park website.


  • 31 Acres
  • Canoe/Kayak Access
  • Swimming - Gulf Access
  • Volleyball Court
  • Picnic Area/Shelters/Pavilions
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Boat Ramp/Dock
  • Playground
  • Historical Marker
  • Fishing Access
  • Open Space
  • Restrooms


View the online reservations webpage

Payment Options: 

  1. Pay with credit card online (Convenience fee will apply)
  2. Reserve and pay at one of the following three sites with check, cash or credit card (Convenience fee will apply) :

We do not take reservations for weekends, it is on a first come first serve basis.

Boat Permits

Resident Pass: $75.00
Non-Resident Pass:  $100.00

Annual passes are good for 12 months from the date of purchase and can be used at both boat ramps.  The passes are not good at any other Counties other than Pasco County. You will need your Driver License, Plate number for your boat trailer and your payment in cash, check or credit card. We are now accepting credit cards at the two recreation complexes listed below for the boat launch pass.


There is a $10.00 per day boat launch fee. You can park overnight at the boat ramp for up to a maximum of 10 days.
Note: At this time, daily passes can only be purchased with debit/credit cards. NO CASH will be accepted.


Lifeguards are on duty daily from the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from May 25, 2020 to August 31, 2020. Lifeguard operations may change if there is severe weather or beach closure. Swimming is permitted from sunrise to sunset. However, please be aware if you choose to swim at these times, you are swimming at your own risk.