Minor Parks Tour

Blair Park

1325 Sylvan Drive

A corner lot that serves as a neighborhood pocket park providing an opportunity to enjoy a view of Lake Gertrude.  This park was adopted by the Azalea Circle Garden Club.  






Blair Park
 

Chautauqua Park

1250 Lakeshore Drive

Adjacent to Stein Park and overlooking Old Highway 441 and Lake Dora, this 1/4-acre park is located at the intersection of Virginia Avenue and Oakland Drive. It was adopted by the Lakes & Hills Garden Club and provides pleasant scenery, with tropical bushes and trees, as you drive through the outskirts of downtown Mount Dora.  This park is home of the Blue Star Memorial.


  

Chautauqua Park

4th Avenue City Docks

350 West 4th Avenue

*currently undergoing renovations*
Located next to the Mount Dora Yacht Club, at the intersection of 4th Avenue and McDonald Street, these city docks provide a connection between boaters and downtown Mount Dora. They also provide a pleasant walking view of Lake Dora.

4th Avenue Docks
 

Forest Park

325 West 20th Avenue

Located off of Jackson Avenue near 20th Avenue, this 12-acre conservation area provides green space between residential neighborhoods. A footpath allows for a serene walk between Jackson Avenue and Suzanne Drive near Old Eustis Road.


Forest Park

Lake Franklin Park

Groveland Road & Pinecrest Road

This small triangular park serves as undeveloped green space for the surrounding residential units. The property is mowed every week by the contractor Florida Greenscapes during growing season and twice a month during non-growing season  










Lake Franklin Park
   

Pinecrest Park

1935 Hilltop Drive

Located on the corner of Hilltop and Normandy Drives, this mini park provides a refreshing place to stop and take a breather while on a jaunt around Lake Gertrude.  The park is also under contract by Florida Greenscapes and is mowed weekly during the growing season and twice a week during non-growing season. 





Pinecrest Park

Serenity Park

Corner of 9th and Tremain

The park opened on November 8, 2017 as part of a neighborhood effort to convert an unused piece of land into a tranquil space for residents.  There are shaded benches, a water fountain and a lending library in the shape of a water tower at the park.

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Simpson Farm House Garden

1999 North Donnelly Street

Donated by the Mount Dora Library Association and named after one of the city's founders, the garden area to the historic Simpson Farm House Meeting Center offers visitors a bit of Mount Dora's charm and serenity.

Simpson Farm House Garden
 

Stein Park

1300 Heim Road

This 1/2-acre mini park sits at the covergence of three roadways (Heim Road, Oakland Drive, and Lakeshore Drive) in a residential area and provides green space for the neighborhood.




Stein Park

Waite Property

2155 North Donnelly Street

This 15-acre wetland sits along the western side of Donnelly Street and was donated to the city in 1997 as a parkland by Edee Waite, a member of the Simpson family.


 

Waite Property