|Grab your kids, your spouse, or get away by
yourself and head out for a great new way of life. Be part of Pinellas County.
The Pinellas County Parks & Recreation Department maintains 4,159
acres of the county's most beautiful examples of pristine Florida landscapes.
County visitors and residents have developed a love for our parks. Voted two of
the Top Ten Beaches in the United States, Fort De Soto and Sand Key parks have
been one of our treasures.
The 34-mile long Pinellas Trail offers
county residents and visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy the outdoors that is
close to home, close to work and close to where you want to go. Grab your
in-line skates, put on your jogging shoes or hop on your bicycle and head to the
In Pinellas County, beach access is provided at 31
parks and 135 public easements providing well over 12,000 parking spaces
available to the general public.
Pinellas County is a county located
in the state of Florida. Pinellas County, together with Hillsborough County,
Hernando County, and Pasco County, composes the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater
Metropolitan area, which is often referred to as the Tampa Bay Area.
County seceded from Hillsborough County in 1911, and was named for the Spanish
Punta Piñal ("Point of Pines" or "Piney Point"). The
Pinellas Peninsula, dividing Tampa Bay from the Gulf of Mexico, and a small part
of the mainland were incorporated into the county.
Pinellas County Zip Codes