The city of Ocala has a variety of beautiful parks for the whole family. Different parks offer different amenities such as playground equipment, walking trails and courts for various sports.

Parks are open from sunrise to sunset, with the exception of lighted courts and fields which close at 10 p.m.

https://www.ocalafl.org/government/city-departments-i-z/recreation-parks/parks

Ocala Skate Park

517 NE Ninth St.

Open daily | Sunrise – 10 PM

The Ocala Skate Park is 6 acres with a dedicated parking lot, murals, benches, and most importantly, plenty of surfaces for skaters!

Pursuant to Florida Statute, 316.0085, the skate park is only for skateboarding, in-line skating and freestyle bicycling only.  No other recreational activity is permitted in this designated area. Mountain bikes and off-road biking are not permitted.

Please exercise caution and follow all recommended guidelines. Failure to comply with all rules and regulations may prohibit your future use of the park. Your understanding and cooperation will benefit all users. No modifications to the riding surface or features are allowed.

Rules to Ride at the Ocala Skate Park

Children ages eight years and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian or another adult authorized to be responsible for the minor by the minor’s parent or legal guardian.

Dog Park

Letty Towles Dog Park

The Letty Towles Dog Park is located at the Jervey Gantt Recreation Complex and is a guaranteed dog-gone good time! The park offers plenty of amenities for pups to enjoy and is divided in separate areas for large dogs and small dogs to play. The 4.5 acre park is fenced, giving dogs plenty of room to stretch their legs, chase a ball and make new friends.

Dog parents, please make sure to familiarize yourself with the dog park rules below.

Location: 2299 SE 32 Ave., Ocala, FL 34470

Located at Jervey Gantt Recreation Complex

Open Fridays through Tuesdays from 7 a.m. to sunset. Closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays to allow the grass time to recover  

Wetland Recharge Park has pic

The Ocala Wetland Recharge Park allows the City of Ocala to efficiently use its water resources. By developing and operating this park, the City of Ocala has created a wetland ecosystem, is improving water quality, and boosting regional groundwater supplies, by utilizing treated wastewater. The park sits on a 60-acre site, located near Lillian Bryant Park. The Ocala Wetland Recharge Park is home to educational exhibits and kiosks, boardwalks, two and a half miles of paved walking trail, and wildlife overlooks.

Hours: Monday through Sunday; Sunrise to Sunset

Address: 2105 NW 21st Street, Ocala, FL 34475

Contact: 352-351-6772

Price: There is no fee to enter the park

Fort King National Historic Landmark

  1. Address:3925 E Fort King St.
    Ocala, FL 34470

Amenities:

  1. Educational Opportunities
  2. Hiking/Trails
  3. Lake/Pond/Spring
  4. Picnic Tables
  5. Restrooms
  6. Water Fountains

Heritage Nature Conservancy

  1. Address:2005 NE 3 St.
    Ocala, FL 34470

Detailed Amenities

  • 11.77 Acres
  • Benches
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Grill
  • Hiking/Trail
  • Lake/Pond/Spring
  • Pavilion/Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Table
  • Playground Equipment
  • Restroom
  • Water Fountain
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