George C. McGough Nature Park
Also known as "the turtle park" for its abundant aquatic turtle population, McGough Nature Park is located at 11901 146th Street North. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and stroll through the shady oak hammock or through the mangroves along the intercoastal waterway. Make sure you visit the nature center which houses live animal exhibits and hands-on activities for children. The park offers several environmental education programs.
John R. Bonner Nature Park
This park is Largo's best kept secret! It is located at 14444 143rd Street North. This park is on the Great Florida Birding Trail because of its diverse migratory bird population. Bonner Park features picnic facilities, nature trails, a playground, and a covered pavilion. This beautiful park overlooks the waterway.
Largo Central Park Nature Preserve
Largo Central Park Nature Preserve is a 31-acre nature park virtually surrounded by water. The park is home to hundreds of wildlife species for viewing. Over 130 species of birds, otters, red foxes, American alligators, marsh rabbits, wild turkey, and bats all feed or live within the park. A 5-mile kayak/canoe route begins at the park and ends at Park Boulevard. Catch and release fishing is allowed at the park. Over 40 interpretive displays educate visitors on the wildlife at the park.