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.

Address
3401 S Hiawassee Road,
Orlando, FL 32835

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

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

Upcoming Events:

The Novice Regatta

Saturday, February 11, 2017 (6 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Lake Brantley Rowing is hosting the annual Novice Regatta. The regatta is for novices but ends up enjoyable for all. This regatta is run by Lake Brantley with help from several local sponsors and dozens of volunteers. The Novice Regatta is typically a novice rower’s first sprint race and over 30 teams attend every year, making it a highly competitive experience for first-time rowers. To register go to http://www.lakebrantleyrowing.org/novice-regatta/

Color in Motion 5K

Saturday, February 18, 2017 (7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

When you sign up for the Color in Motion Race you will be benefiting the Epilepsy Association of Central Florida. The Epilepsy Association of Central Florida serves the 350,000 Central Floridians living with epilepsy though education and support. They also give those without the means to pay for medical care somewhere to turn other than local emergency rooms, and by doing so, they save the local community over $5,000,000 in needless emergency room visits. To register go to http://colorinmotion5k.com/Orlando#

The Super Hero 5K

Saturday, February 25, 2017 (7 am – 4:30 pm)

Superfly Running INC. helps with organizing a variety of themed runs. Teamed with a national series of events with non-profit organizations, they put on superhero themed events to help raise funds and awareness for their cause. They provide logistical support, site selection, volunteer management, etc. To sign up go to http://www.active.com/orgs/superfly-running-inc

The Clover Dash

Saturday, March 4, 2017 (6 am-11 am)

The fun walk started 5 years ago by Chain of Lakes Middle School and has become a yearly St. Patty’s Day tradition. This will be the 6th year they will raise money to benefit students and clubs at the school. For more information on how to register go to https://www.ocps.net/lc/southwest/mch/Pages/Clover-Dash-5K.aspx 

Jake Snyder Middle School Regatta

Sunday, March 5, 2017 (5:30 am-4 pm)

This is their first annual race sponsored by the Crew Booster Club of Winter Park. The race named after and dedicated to the memory of Jake Snyder.

 OARS Invitational Regatta 

Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and March 12, 2017 (5:30 am-6 pm)

The Orlando Area Rowing Society is delighted to once again host this event at Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake on Saturday, March 11th, & Sunday, March 12th, 2017. 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 http://oarsrowing.com/

The Hatchling Dash 5K

Saturday, March 25, 2017 (6am-3pm)

The Jenny Albert Hatchling Dash 5K will take place at Bill Fredrick Park 3401 S. Hiawassee Rd. Orlando, FL 32835 on Saturday March 25th, 2017. The race start time is 7:30 A.M. Entrance into the park starts at 6:00 A.M. For more information send an email to cgrimaldi57@hotmail.com

District Championship Regatta – Lake Brantley

Saturday, April 1, 2017 (6 am-4pm)

Nine high school rowing teams battling it out to see who the local top dog is. Hosted by Lake Brantley and for more information contact Jennifer Arnold at (904) 534-8977.

Amenities:

  • 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
$145.00/day
Pavilion 5:

Accommodates 175 people
Indoor with AC, has tent camping area
$180.00/day
Pavilion 6:

Accommodates 400 people
Secluded with 4 sun shelters
$180.00/day
Farm Gazebo:

Best for small gatherings
$50.00/4 hours
* Any event over 100 people must pay the refundable cleanup/damage deposit $100.00
North End of picnic area:

Accommodates 500+ people
$1,400.00/day
South End of picnic area:

Accommodates 500+ people
$1,750.00/day
Refundable cleanup/damage deposit for both areas$1,000.00
Carter Center
For reunions and meetings
Includes A/C, seating inside/outside
$180.00/day
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
$800.00/day
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)
$45.00/day
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
$40.00/hour
Lake shore area

Regattas, Dragon Boats, other water events (deposit required)
$300.00/day
Generator Rental

Use for special events
$20.00/hour
RV campsites: includes camping device, 4 people and 1 vehicle fees
Full hook up

Electric, water and sewer
$20.44/night
Partial hook up

Electric and water
$16.89/night
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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