Guide to Polk  

Central Park (Chain of Lakes Trail)



Winter Haven has 22 parks of various sizes, from boat ramps and neighborhood parks to recreation centers. City parks are open during daylight hours only unless posted signs allow longer operation. For information, call 863-291-5656.
For more information about trails in Polk and other parts of the state, go to: www.dep.state.fl.us/gwt or www.florida-trail.org, or obtain a Polk County Bicycle Map from the Central Florida Visitors & Convention Bureau by calling 863-420-2586. You can also call the Polk Transportation Planning Organization at 863-534-6486 or on the Web at www.polktpo.com. Central Avenue between Fourth and Fifth Street Northwest downtown. Central Park has benches, a fountain and is the site of regular special events.
TrailThe multi-use Chain of Lakes Trail extends north from Central Park in downtown Winter Haven to Haines Boulevard in Lake Alfred . In early 2014, work was being completed on a pedestrian bridge for the trail over Avenue T. Future plans call for a pedestrian bridge over U.S.17-92 to connect the Winter Haven and Lake Alfred segments of the trail. There is a trailhead adjacent to the Winter Haven Area Transit bus terminal.
Phone:
863-291-5656
Central Avenue between Fourth and Fifth Street Northwest downtown, benches, a fountain and is the site of regular special events.

Created: April 20, 2013 11:59 p.m.
Modified: Jan. 23, 2014 5:04 p.m.
 
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