If you own a boat in Pasco County area, chances are good that you know the value of being able to trailer your boat, making use of the many great boating locations avaiable to you in and around places like Zephyrhills and New Port Richey.
If you trailer your boat, New Port Richey has some great state parks and Gulf water locations that you should be sure to check out. One great location is just to the south of New Port Richey, and just west of Holiday. Anclote River Park provides six boat ramps and four docks. There is even overnight boat docking allowed.
Anclote Park offers many different amenities and activities, so this is a great family weekend boat getaway option. With canoe access, fishing, picnic areas, playground, and Gulf access for swimming, everyone is sure to find something they enjoy doing at Anclote River Park. If you want to make an overnight stay of your visit to Anclote, head 3.5 miles south of Anclote River Park to Anclote Key Island. This state park accommodates overnight camping.
If you boat New Port Richey, you could bring the boat north to Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park. Werner-Boyce does not have a boat launch or docks on premise, but you can boat into the park area waters from the West along the Gulf and enjoy some of the great fishing in and around the area.
Another great place to check out when you boat New Port Richey is Robert J. Strickland Memorial Park. Located along the Gulf waters in Hudson, there is a boat ramp with parking as well as a dock with eight boat slips. Powerboats, jet-skis, canoes and kayaks can all be launched from the ramp, which is open 24 hours and located close to the entrance of the park.
Do you enjoy fishing? Port Richey area is home to many great freshwater lakes and rivers. There are boat ramps located at many Port Richey area parks: Moon Lake, Nicks Park, Brasher Park, R.H. Pless Park, and Sims Park. Anglers who want to venture out will be happy to know that fishing Port Richey area offers both saltwater and freshwater fishing adventures.
Because of the many protected waterways in Pasco County, fishing enthusiasts who also love boating may want to consider investing in man-powered vessels like canoes or kayaks. The quality and variety of fish you will have access to will more than make-up the value of the investment.