Update Readers’ Choice: What’s the Best Park in the New Port Richey Area?

We have a winner!

Update: New Port Richey Patch readers have spoken: The Starkey Wilderness Area is the hands-down favorite with 24 out of 62 votes. Sims Park came in second with 13 votes and Robert K. Reese Memorial Park garnered 11 to earn third-place honors.


Florida is blessed with lots of bright sunny days that can make it feel sinful to stay indoors. Fortunately, the New Port Richey area is also blessed with lots of great parks!

This week we’re turning to you to find out which area park is the best.

Here are some of our favorite places, but if we're leaving one off of the list, please let us know in the comments section and we'll add it:

Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday. Ties will be broken by whichever location has the most positive comments in the section below. We will announce the winner at noon Friday.

Keep in mind that we can add parks to the poll, but only until 5 p.m. on Monday, March 5, just to be fair!

So vote for your favorite place in the New Port Richey area to get out and stretch your legs! And don't forget to tell us in the comments section why.

Editor's note: This article was updated at 9:35 a.m. March 9 to announce the winner of this week's poll.

Paul Herman March 05, 2012 at 01:29 PM
It's really not even fair to have Starkey Park in the same poll as a bunch of city parks. It is more comparable to a state park.
Alex Tiegen March 05, 2012 at 01:52 PM
Thanks for writing, Paul. I included a variety in there because we I know people have different preferences for the parks they choose to visit.
Spencer March 05, 2012 at 03:57 PM
Also like to mention Key Vista, great on-leash dog walk, outstanding boardwalk.


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