The Beautiful Parks of Lynn Haven

Posted by Karrie Rose on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 3:04pm.

park_001_250When you move to Lynn Haven, Florida, you'll quickly notice, you're surrounded by parks. This part of the panhandle is just north of Panama City and provides a great place for families to relocate. Here's a list of the parks found throughout the Lynn Haven area.

A.L. Kinsual Park

Found on the east side of 5th street, this park is located by the water. It features a Community Center, concession stand, lighted sports field, lighted picnic pavilion and a waterside gazebo.

Cain-Griffin Park

This used to be a large baseball field, but has been turned into so much more. It's located off 17th and Illinois Avenue and contains nearly seven acres of space including:

  • Two lighted tennis courts
  • Two lighted basketball courts
  • Playground
  • Three lighted picnic pavilions
  • Concession stand
  • Baseball field with lights
  • Shuffleboard
  • Half-mile walking track

Leslie Porter Wayside Park

A 13-acre waterfront park with a beautiful sandy beach, Leslie Porter Park has plenty to offer. The park provides four boat ramps, five picnic shelters, a bridge for walking and fishing, beach volleyball and handicap access.

Memorial Park

Found at Georgia and 8th Avenue, this park features the Civil War Monument honoring Union Veterans and a little over an acre of land.

James E. Roger Park

As a part of the Bel-Aire subdivision, this park offers two lighted tennis courts, a lighted basketball course, a beach volleyball court and a playground.

Pine Forest Park

A smaller park, just under two acres in size, Pine Forest Park includes many tall pine trees and is found in the Pine Forest Estates.

Sharon J. Sheffield Park

A great place for special events, this park is found at Ohio and 9th just across the street from City Hall. With plenty of shaded area, Sheffield Park is the place for identifying trees. The facility includes picnic tables, a pond, a playground, two tennis courts and a shelter with a stage.


Karrie Rose
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