Buster Ford Checkerboard Park

     
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Available Amenities

Artificial Reef Bait & Tackle Baseball Basketball Benches Beach Pier Bike Racks Bike Trail Birding Trail Boat Dock Boat Fuel Boat Pumpout Boat Ramp Boat Trailer Parking Canoe Rental Community Center Concession Stand Drinking Fountain Equestrian Trail Fishing Available Football Golf Grills Hiking Trail Nonmotorized Launch Kayak Rental Lighting Manatee Education Multipurpose Field On the water Paddle Board Rental Parking PWC Rental Picnic Shelters Picnic Tables Playground Restaurant Restrooms RiverWalk Sailboard Rental Sailboat Rental Scenic Overlook Skate Park Soccer Surfing Swimming Pool Tennis Trash Barrels

About Buster Ford Checkerboard Park

In September 1989 the initial portion of the park was purchased `on the courthouse steps` for $881.58. A second portion of the park was purchased from Pearlie R. Graham in May 1995 for $9,000. A third section of the park was reallocated from the Community Development Division to PRE in August 1995. This third section of property was originally purchased by the City from Margarine Cobb in July 1995 for $4,000. Additional features:
Amenity Count
Benches 7
Perimeter Site Fencing  
Picnic Tables 5
Security Lighting  
Trash Barrels 8