Families, Parks and Recreation
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Do you have a
City park that can host an event for a large crowd, over 1,000 plus people
for a special event?
Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake,
Lake Baldwin Park,
Blue Jacket Park and
Lake Eola Park can accommodate groups of over 1,000 people for special
events. Contact the
Rentals web page or call 407.246.2283 for more information.
What are the dates for the Spring and Fall Fiesta in the Park located at Lake Eola
Park? Would you provide the
information to sign up to become a vendor?
For dates and vendor information for the
Spring and Fall Fiesta in the Park located at
Lake Eola Park, contact 407.649.3152.
would like a tree for my home. What is the
process to sign up and get a tree installed?
See Tree Planting Guidelines.
There are two parks programs that may be
of interest to City of Orlando residents who would like a tree for their
The Parkway is available to individual homeowners for free. Trees are
planted in the Parkway (right-of-way) along the City street. The City
determines most appropriate tree for location, and the owner must agree to
water, feed and care for the tree until established.
Good Homes program is dedicated to greening the property of homeowners
within the City of Orlando. The City will work with neighborhood groups to
help select the right tree for the right spot by giving an opportunity to
purchase trees at wholesale price to plant on private property. The
minimum order per delivery is 15 trees.
Do you have a City Park that can accommodate an R/V camper?
Where is it located?
How much does it cost to park it at the site?
Frederick Park at Turkey Lake can
accommodate R/Vs and also offers cabin rentals as well.
This location has something for
everyone to enjoy. Cabins and bunk houses are available for rent. Large
pavilions for huge group picnics are available for rent and small sun
shelters for family gatherings are available on a first come, first serve
basis. People can hike on one of the nature trails, fish in
the well stocked lake, use the swimming pool on those hot summer days, or
enjoy the children's farm. To find
out more information, call 407.246.4486 or 407.246.1298 .
How do I get my street tree trimmed?
See Forestry Information
Do I need a tree permit to cut a tree down?
Yes. See Forestry Information
Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake FAQ
Does the park have an admission fee?
Admission to Bill Frederick Park at
Turkey Lake is four dollars per car, two dollars if driver only
and one dollar per person on a bus.
What amenities does the park
Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake offers a wide
variety of recreational activities from camping to
Disc Golf. Visitors can enjoy our picnic areas,
hiking/bike trail, Childrenís Farm, fishing and
How do I make reservations for
camping, pavilion rental, cabin rental, and boat
Reservations for camping and boating, cabins or
picnic pavilions rentals can be made over the
phone or in person. We accept Visa, Master Card,
and American Express.
For more information, call 407.246.4486.
Can I reserve a picnic shelter
for a family, business or church outing?
Yes, we have sites that will accommodate groups of
25 up to 2000. Smaller shelters are on a first
come first served basis, larger shelters are
How do I make reservations for a
Recreational Vehicle site?
Make reservations over the phone or in person
seven days a week during business hours. We have
36 RV campsites 14 with water, electric, sewer and
22 with water and electric. All sites are paved
and have 20/30/50-amp service. For more details,
see the Campground
Can I arrange to have my
wedding at Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake?
Visit the park and see our wedding and reception
area, or if you prefer choose another location
within the park.
Are alcohol beverages allowed
in the park?
Illegal substances, alcohol beverages and glass
containers are prohibited.
Can you fish in Turkey Lake?
Yes, fishing is allowed in Turkey Lake. All
fishermen must have a fresh water fishing license
if they are between the ages of 16 and 65. Bass
are catch and release and casting nets are
prohibited. For other fishing locations at City
parks, please visit our list of Top 5 Places to
Fish in Orlando.
Does the park have a boat launch
and is swimming allowed in the lake?
The park does not have a boat launch and watercraft
cannot be launched from the shore. Swimming is not
allowed in Turkey Lake itself, however the park
has a swimming pool open seasonally.
Can I bring my dog to the park?
Dogs are allowed in specific areas of the park.
However, dogs are not allowed in picnic areas and
other locations. Please review our
pet rules for more information.
Isnít this Turkey Lake Park?
This family oriented park, originally called Turkey
Lake Park when it was created in the 1970ís opened
in 1978. The original name remained until January
24, 2004 when it was renamed in honor of Mayor
Is the pool open year round?
Please visit the Pool Schedule link.
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