What are some fun things to do in New Port Richey, Florida?


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Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park, Anclote Key Preserve State Park, James E Grey Preserve, Robert K. Rees Memorial Park and Sims Park are among the tourist attractions in or near New Port Richey, Florida. Additional attractions include Richey Suncoast Theater, Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre and Windsong Charters & Boat Rentals.

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Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park provides outdoor recreational opportunities such as cycling, bird watching, hiking, camping and horseback riding. The area also has bodies of water that are open to fishing. Park facilities include a playground, volleyball courts, an athletic field and fire pits, while picnic facilities include five picnic shelters with grills and two fee-rental pavilions.

Nearby Anclote Key Preserve State Park sits alongside the Gulf Coast, and tourists can enjoy camping, cooking at fire pits and bird watching. Tourists must bring all of their own provisions, as the park lacks facilities.

James E Grey Preserve provides 80 acres of outdoor space within New Port Richey. Activities at the park include hiking, fishing, grilling and wildlife viewing. The park is also a part of the Great Florida Birding Trail, a path that, as of 2016, enables viewers to see up to 140 different species of birds.

The Robert K. Rees Memorial Park is located on the Gulf Coast and has 45 acres of space for picnicking, boating, swimming and wildlife viewing.

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