Boat Water Access

Boat Ramps
Boat parking is available for $5.00 a day, with a maximum of ten (10) days which is good for a 24 hour period at the following boat ramps:
Note: You must have exact change as the pay machine does not give change or you can use a credit card.

Anyone can purchase an Annual Boat Launch Pass for $50.00, which is 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, license plate number for the vehicle towing the boat 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.

  • Anclote River Park - pick up your annual boat pass at J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex located at 2830 Gulf Trace Blvd., Holiday (4 miles east of the park) or call (727) 942-7439 for more information. Please read and obey Parking Regulations for Anclote River Park.
  • Robert J. Strickland Memorial Park - pick up your annual boat pass at Veterans Memorial Park located at 14333 Hicks Rd., Hudson (off Hudson Ave.) or call (727) 861-3033 for more information.
Canoe and Kayak Launches
Artificial Reef Program
There are three Artificial Reefs in Pasco County located west of Gulf Harbors Channel, west of Pithlachascotee River and west of Hudson Beach.  Check our Artificial Reef Program Brochure (PDF) for more information on how to create, dive and fish in an artificial reef location.