Browse through the parks in the City of Dunnellon. View our parks and maps brochure, here Version OptionsParks/RecreationHeadline Parks. The hours of operation for most parks are sunrise to dusk.
- Blue Run of Dunnellon Park 19680 E. Pennsylvania Avenue
Acquired in 2008 through a grant from the Florida Communities Trust, this park provides walking/birding trails, a 3-acre pond, access to the Rainbow River for kayaking, and is a popular exit point for visitors and residents tubing along the river. Significant improvements were implemented in 2015 and a restroom facility is being constructed in 2019.
- Centennial Park and State of Florida Boat Ramp Facility 12196 S. Williams Street
Located along the banks of the Withlacoochee River behind City Hall, this park includes a boat ramp, floating dock, picnic tables, restroom facilities, large deck w/bench seating, open grassy area sloping down to the river. Great place for events including concerts, sunrise services, and fishing tournaments.
- Chaplin A. Dinkins, III Memorial Park (City Beach) 12099 Palmetto Court
Located at the convergence of the Withlacoochee and Rainbow Rivers, this park offers a beautiful setting for swimming, picnics, and grilling out while enjoying a day in the sunshine. Picnic tables, restroom facilities, playground equipment are provided for your enjoyment. There is a user fee of $2.00 per person per day. Children under the age of six are free. Annual passes are available and require the holder to show a photo identification upon using the pass. A pass grants daily entrance into the beach all year long during the times the beach is open to the public. $20.00 per year pass fee for the City of Dunnellon residents. Each residence (Property owner or tenant, not both) located within the City of Dunnellon is entitled to two free passes per address/parcel/unit. $40.00 per year pass fee for non-residents. Great setting for birthday parties. Parking availability is limited; we encourage carpooling. From October to February the hours of operation are from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and from March until September 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
- Datesman Park 12050 S. Ohio Street
Overflow parking provided at this location for both cars and trailers using the local boat ramp facility. There is a gazebo located on the property.
- Ernie Mills Park 11899 Bostick Street
This park is one of the city’s more spacious recreational properties providing a jogging track, playground, concession stand, BBQ grills, picnic tables, basketball court, pickle ball court and a covered staging area. This park is used quite often for birthday parties, concerts, community celebrations, and is the popular location for the city-sponsored Movies in the Park.
- L.O. Robertson Park 20980 West Highway 40
This playground was constructed and funded by Charles Dillon III, a local contractor and former city councilman in honor of the late Councilman L.O. Robinson.
If you would like to reserve one of our parks please email our public services department.