Historic Round Lake Park - St Petersburg FL
Quiet and quaint in Old St Pete
Located at 6th Street & 6th Avenue North, it is in one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city.
The varied homes, many of them bungalow styled, are set on brick-paved roads and hexblock sidewalks.
The lake is relatively small. You can walk around it in about 8 minutes.
There are several benches facing the lake, and a brightly painted gazebo that, curiously, has no seats.
There are no restrooms in this park.
Make sure you catch a bite to eat at Angie's Front Porch Market Cafe (495 7th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701; 727-320-4540) just west of the park, up 7th Avenue.
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Historic Round Lake Park in pictures
Would you like to retire in Florida like I did?
Don't miss the St Petersburg Waterfront Parks in downtown St Pete
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