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Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake

Bill Frederick Park covers 183 acres of land alongside Turkey Lake, one of the top-five rated fishing lakes in the state of Florida.  The park is designed for nature lovers and provides families, organizations and community groups with several recreational activities and scenic views. Minutes away from some of Orlando’s largest attractions, Bill Frederick Park also serves as the perfect alternative to hotel lodging. So whether you’re looking for a day full of fun or an entire weekend full of activities, Bill Frederick Park is the place to be.

3401 S Hiawassee Road,
Orlando, FL 32835

Phone: 407.246.4486
Fax: 407.297.2056
Email: bfprentals@cityoforlando.net

Bill Frederick Park Map

Park Hours
November – March: 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
April – October: 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Upcoming Events:


Color in Motion 5K

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Start out in clean white shirts that quickly get covered in color with their Mega Color Blaster at the race’s start. Throughout the course, you will run through four more color stations where more of our color powder gets thrown onto them. New this year, music at each color station will pump you up. Wacky mirrors will also be set up for you and all of your friends to take selfies with. As you cross the finish line, you will be handed one of our awesome new race medals before entering into the Color Bash after party. For more information visit https://www.colorinmotion5k.com/orlando

The Super Run

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

TheSuperRun makes an effort to bring joy to the lives of kids everywhere by hosting and helping to raise funds for charities around the nation. With TheSuperRun, dress up as your favorite superhero (or make one up), and run in style. Each registrant will get a race bib, a finisher medal for finishing, and most importantly, a cape! Portions of the proceeds from the event and all other Super Runs go to a charity. For more information go to http://thesuperrun.com/locations/orlando-fl-superhero-5k-run/

Princeton House Charter School 5K

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 8 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Walk, March, Run or just come out to Cheer!!Registration/ Same day packet pick-up starts at 8am Race starts at 9am. Registration prior to February 20th includes runner’s numbered bib, shirt and finisher’s medal. Proceeds of this event will go to Princeton House Charter School, a charter school devoted to serving children with autism in PreK through 5th grade. For more information go to https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Orlando/MarchforAutism5k.

 Indian Horizon of Florida, Holi Festival

Sunday, March 4, 2018, 11 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Citizens of Florida come together as one community with love to welcome spring 2018 . In this  festival of colors every one sprinkles color powder and water at each other while the concert is going on .As a free Program they depend on sponsorship and donations to make this a success. Please mail your tax deductable donation to Indian Horizon of Florida P.O.Box 388.Ocoee. Florida 34761. For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/events/789823264528983/

The O.A.R.S. Regatta

Saturday, March 10, 2018 and March 11, 2018, 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Orlando Area Rowing Society is happy to once again host this event at Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake on Saturday, March 10th, & Sunday, March 11th, 2018.

The OARS Invitational Regatta is one of the Premier rowing events in the southeast, traditionally attracting more than 1,000 rowers from around Florida and neighboring states. Racing takes place on a 1500 m on beautiful Turkey Lake, with races starting every 7 minutes. For more information go to https://www.regattacentral.com/regatta/?job_id=5392

The Great Inflatable Race

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

It’s the wackiest, craziest and bounciest obstacle fun run to hit the nation! Giant inflatable obstacles are spread throughout the course, and they will bounce, bump and slide you all over the place! There is no better fun run to attend with your friends, families and thousands of strangers than The Great Inflatable Race! For more information go to https://thegreatinflatablerace.com/

Jenny Albert Hatchling Dash 5K

 Saturday, March 31, 2018, 6 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 The Jenny Albert Sea Turtle Foundation was founded in memory of a great friend and colleague who dedicated her life to the rescue, rehabilitation, and conservation of sea turtles. They buy essential equipment for various groups that rescue, and rehabilitate sea turtles. They provide educational experiences for children over the summer interested in the marine science in hope to inspire the next generation of sea turtle rehabilitators, in an effort to preserve these endangered species. For more information go to https://www.active.com/orlando-fl/running/distance-running-races/jenny-albert-hatchling-dash-5k-2017


  • 5 rental cabins and spacious tent camping
  • 36 site RV Campground – Click here to view RV site map
  • Large/small pavilions or sun shelters
  • Outdoor Grills
  • Bathroom
  • Limited horse boarding (Call park office for availability & cost 407.246.4486)

Bill Frederick Park Amenities Price List

Park Entry Fees* includes tax
Per car, daily$4.00
Driver only, daily$2.00
Buses and 15/16 passenger van, daily$1.00/person
Family Annual Pass$79.88/year
Individual Annual Pass$30.14/year
Facilities* tax not included
Pavilion 1-4:

Accommodates 250 people per pavilion
Lake view, near pool
Pavilion 5:

Accommodates 175 people
Indoor with AC, has tent camping area
Pavilion 6:

Accommodates 400 people
Secluded with 4 sun shelters
Farm Gazebo:

Best for small gatherings
$50.00/4 hours
* Refundable cleanup/damage deposit $100.00
North End of picnic area:

Accommodates 500+ people
South End of picnic area:

Accommodates 500+ people
Refundable cleanup/damage deposit for both areas$1,000.00
Carter Center
For reunions and meetings
Includes A/C, seating inside/outside
For weddings

Accommodates 90 people inside, 210 outside
The wedding fee includes a 1 hour rehearsal, use of the Carter Center for 5 hours, the gazebo, the bride's dressing room and admissions
Up to 90 guests $460.00
Up to 150 guests $540.00
Up to 210 guests $620.00
Refundable cleanup/damage deposit for this area$100.00
North End of primitive camp area

Accommodates 500+ people
Refundable cleanup/damage deposit$1,000.00
Cabins 1-5:

Accommodates 10 people
Includes AC/heat, outdoor grill, restrooms and showers separate
(Must be 25 years old to rent)
Refundable cleanup/damage deposit$100.00
Refundable key deposit$20.00/cabin
Softball Field or Volley Courts

Rent for 3 hours or first come first serve basis
$30.00/ 3 hours
Boat Rentals

Thursday-Sunday, 7 - 11 a.m. only
Max 3 people
Call for reservations
$30.00/ 4 hours
Fishing Pier

For weddings and other events
Lake shore area

Regattas, Dragon Boats, other water events (deposit required)
Generator Rental

Use for special events
RV campsites: includes camping device, 4 people and 1 vehicle fees
Full hook up

Electric, water and sewer
Partial hook up

Electric and water
Additional person (over 4 people)$5.00
Additional vehicle$5.00
RV Parking (overflow area)$13.33/night
Additional camping device (tent only)$8.89/night
Primitive tent camping: includes 1 tent and 4 people (must be 18+ years old)
Each tent$8.89/night
Vehicle charge$4.00 (first night only)
Additional person (over 4 people)$5.00

Cancellation Policy For All Reservations

  • Cancellations made the same day of making a reservation will be refunded in full.
  • Cancellations made prior to 72 hours of the date of the event will be subjected to a 25% administrative fee, not to exceed $25.00.
  • Cancellations made less than 72 hours before the date of the event, all fees and charges will be forfeited.

For information about our youth group rates, family and individual passes call 407.246.4486.

Reservation Procedure

  1. Call the park office (phone: 407.246.4486)
  2. Pay to reserve date
  3. Fill out application and send back to park office (fax: 407.297.2056)

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