Charlotte County Parks invites you to experience nature’s beauty at one of our parks or preserves. Walk through the beautiful pine flatwoods and wetlands at Charlotte Flatwoods, enjoy the splash pad at McGuire Park and the playgrounds and sport courts we have to offer. Come and explore natural Florida in Charlotte County.
Our division enhances the quality of life by providing safe, well maintained, accessible park and athletic facilities for all users including athletic fields, beaches, parks and conservation lands, playgrounds, fishing piers, and boat ramps; managing and safeguarding natural ecosystems for public access for passive recreation and environmental education.
The Park and Recreation Finder helps residents and visitors locate parks and recreation activities within Charlotte County.
Charlotte County boasts the most beautiful beaches in Southwest Florida. Dogs are not permitted on beaches or fishing piers per County Ordinance (Ord. No. 98-070, § 14, 12-1-98; Ord. No. 2000-033, § 2, 9-26-00; Ord. No. 2012-023, § 1, 6-12-12).
Community Services has a variety of rental spaces available for public usage. Insurance may be required for the rental of any Charlotte County facility. Amenities and meeting rooms are available to the public on a first come, first served basis, as available.
All Charlotte County fishing locations are public fishing areas. For information on fishing licenses and permits please visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website.
Charlotte County Parks and Recreation is nationally accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) for excellence in operation and service. As one of only 184 agencies throughout the United States to receive this recognition, we are proud to serve our patrons and enhance the quality of life within our community.