Rules And Regulations

Gulf Boat Water Access

Boat parking is available for $10 a day, with a maximum of seven days which is good for a 24-hour period at the following boat ramps:

  • Anclote River Park 
  • Robert J. Strickland Memorial Park 

Note: Daily passes can only be purchased with debit/credit cards. No cash will be accepted.

Annual Boat Ramp Passes

Annual boat ramp 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 Cities and Counties other than Pasco County.

  • Resident Pass: $75
  • Non-Resident Pass: $100

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 all recreation complexes listed below for the boat launch pass.

  • J Ben Harrill Recreation Complex
  • Veterans Memorial Park 
  • Land O Lakes Recreation Complex
  • Wesley Chapel District Park

Canoe & Kayak Launches

  • Anclote River Park 
  • Anclote Gulf Park 
  • Eagle Point Park 
  • Moon Lake Park 
  • Robert K. Rees Memorial Park 
  • Sunwest Park 
  • Withlacoochee River Park 
Parks Amenities

The Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources Department offers amenities at all of our sites. Each park is unique in their own way. We have camping available at three of our wilderness parks.

Each park site has their own reservation form but we strongly suggest that you call the sites for availability. Check the Park Directory for more information on where the parks are located and what they have to offer.

Camping Sites

We offer different types of camping at the following parks:

  • Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park 
  • Crews Lake Wilderness Park 
  • Withlacoochee River Park 

View the online reservation webpage to make a reservation.

You must be 21 years of age and older to register for a cabin or campsite and be present during your stay. You must have a transportation vehicle (Car, bicycle, etc.) and provide a valid photo driver license, or government issued ID card at check in time. You can not be dropped off at the park. There is a limit of only two reservations per individual, per weekend. No domestic animals allowed in camping area.

Reservations can be made for up to a total of seven (7) days in a month.

Dog Parks


The following rules apply for all dogs regardless of size and breed:

  • Dogs must be controlled and remain on a leash that does not exceed six feet in length. Leashes must be held by owner at all times.
  • Dogs must be licensed and tagged, with current vaccinations.
  • Dog owners are responsible for clean-up and removal of dog's feces.
  • Dogs must not enter buildings, playground or play areas, athletic fields, dugouts, basketball courts, skate parks, shelters/pavilions, cabin areas, equestrian trails, piers, swim areas and beaches.
  • Dogs are not permitted in the following parks or preserves: Jumping Gully Preserve, Pasco Palms Preserve, and Sunwest Park.
  • Aggressive dogs are not permitted at any parks. Any dog displaying vicious or aggressive behavior will be asked to leave.
  • Only service dogs are permitted inside facilities, unless it's a department approved event or program.
Dog Parks

The Anclote Gulf Dog Park and the Land O' Lakes Dog Park are both fenced-in facilities where the dogs can run free and play with others but there is a partition to separate the smaller and larger dogs. There are fire hydrants, tunnels to run through, and a few covered benches for their owners to watch them play. A drinking fountain for the dogs is available but we highly recommend bringing your own dog bowl so there aren't any issues with dogs that may be sick. The park has a dog waste station to supply you with bags to pick up after your animals. We gladly accept plastic bags or donations so we can purchase them for your pets. All dogs are to be licensed and vaccinated.


Anclote Gulf Park 
Open 7 days a week from dawn to dusk

Land O' Lakes Recreation Complex
Open 7 days a week dawn to dusk