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A.L. Anderson Park

Birding / Hiking / Adventuring Roadtrip Info

ROUGH DRAFT
Andrew Thoreson
May 2017
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Revisit? D
Birding C
Wildlife D
Summer Heat B *
Terrain B
Fun Hike Not Rated
Maintained B
Mosquitos B
Biting Files A
Ticks A
NOTE: Well shaded
 LOCATION: Accuracy: Read me
Map On Big Map: Click map (or on google maps). Address: 39699 US Hwy 19 N, Tarpon Springs, FL, Pinellas, USA, 34689
OFFICIAL INFO:

1) What It's Like

A small park along a moderately large lake. BBQ spots with views. St.Pete birding is good period but this is only someplace you'd enjoy if you lived close, not something you'd drive out of your way for. Across the lake at Chestnut park - you might make the drive.

2) Kinds of Birds

Egrets, herons, gallinules are probably it. You should get warblers etc flying through but the tree canopy is high so it seems limited.

3) Wildlife

Urban so squirels and maybe a racoon.

4) Amenities

The three B's. BBQs, bathrooms, boardwalks.

5) Time Requirements

5-30 minutes.

Experience

There are 2 parks on Lake Tarpon - this is the smaller one (Chestnut park is the larger). It's very nice for what it is but what it is is a BBQ spot with views. Boardwalks along (short) cabbage palm trail by water. The whole thing is on a hillside sort of - strange for the area.

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