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Pioneer Park

Central Avenue and Beach Drive, St. Petersburg, FL
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Sitting in the Park

This is a lovely, quiet place to sit and enjoy either the water views or the magnificent banyan in... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
betsyheynen
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Clinton, South Carolina
Small park near the harbour

This is a small well kept park overlooking the marina. One of a number of parks in St Petersburg... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Peter W
,
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
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“beach drive” (3 reviews)
“downtown area” (2 reviews)
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Central Avenue and Beach Drive, St. Petersburg, FL
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a lovely, quiet place to sit and enjoy either the water views or the magnificent banyan in the cener of the park. Even though it had, on our visit, folks wandering through, one could still enjoy the quiet.

Thank betsyheynen
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This is a small well kept park overlooking the marina. One of a number of parks in St Petersburg that are okay just to sit and watch the world go by. Seemed safe but be aware of homeless groups

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

A small park right off the Beach Drive in the downtown area, with huge beautiful trees that make comfortable shade for the visitors on hot spring and summer days, comfortable benches along the paths, pleasant colorful landscaping. And a very proper monument to the Pioneers...More

Thank irina g
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I love what these little parks add on my morning or afternoon walks. A little shade and a breeze many mornings make me stop with my Starbucks and enjoy watching the runners & walkers. This is absolutely safe, no bad guys in our wonderful downtown...More

Thank jimvet1826
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Pioneer Park is a small park dedicated to and recognizing the Founders of the city of St. Petersburg, Florida. It is a part of the St. Petersburg Waterfront Parks system, one of the largest continguous waterfront park systems in North America. Sit on a shady...More

Thank SW G
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

The park was near our hotel and provided a beautiful place to wander and relax. There are a number of nearby places to eat and the Saturday market was also close.

Thank dughlas2016
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

They have a very nice monument honoring the pioneers of St. Petersburg that is nice to visit on occasion.

Thank 44thunder
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

This is a very nice park on Beach Drive in downtown St Petersburg. Nice walking, trees, people watching. The large I think they are Banyan Trees are great. Across the street are all the restaurants on Beach Drive, as well as the St Petersburg MFA.

Thank zzzzdoc1
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

This is a lovely park, but it is also home to many homeless individuals. This area seemed rife with homeless, which wasn't bothersome to my husband and I, but rather sad to see. The park offered perhaps a safe haven for them?

Thank SandraVStockton
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

There are at least four beautiful city parks near each other along the waterfront near the marina. Everything is within walking distance of one another including a number of great restaurants.

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