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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:


Crew Booster of Winter Park Regatta

Saturday and Sunday, April 7 – April 8, 2018

The Crew Boosters of Winter Park, Inc. is a charitable, educational, non-profit corporation created to promote rowing as a sport at Winter Park High School at all levels of interest. Through the active participation of its members, Crew Boosters provides equipment and related items necessary for carrying on the sport of rowing (crew) and the coaching needed.

Sunday, is the Jake Snyder Middle School Regatta and is open to programs composed only of rowers and coxswains who are middle school students. Races are held on a 1,000-meter course with stake boats or start platforms. Medals are awarded to the winning boat in each flight. Gold, silver, and bronze medals are awarded to the fastest boats in each event, regardless of flight. At the conclusion of races, the Jake Snyder Awards are announced at a brief ceremony.

Tiny Turtles Grand Pre

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

This event is sponsored by Tiny Turtles Swim School and they mission is to provide quality swim lessons to all children regardless of financial challenges. For more information go to http://www.tinyturtlesswim.com/

LSU Alumni of Central Florida – Annual Crawfish Boil

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

The primary purpose the local chapter of Louisiana State University is to raise funds for their scholarship fund. They recently reached our $40,000 Flagship Scholarship Goal. The Flagship Scholarship will provide a Full Tuition Paid Scholarship each and every year going forward to a local Central Florida High School Student who meets the academic requirements. The typical student who qualifies for the Flagship Scholarship will most likely receive other additional scholarship funding through the various LSU foundations in their Freshman year and beyond if they maintain the required GPA

Great American Bacon Race 5K and 1K for Kids

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

A bacon lovers 5k run series. Featuring multiple bacon stations throughout the course and the “Bacon Bash” after party. Join us for a fun day out, get some fresh air and exercise, then top that with bacon. Enjoy various “baconey” treats along the 5k course. After the event stick around for the Bacon Bash After Party. Featuring bacon themed food trucks, music, and entertainment. They also have a 1K Bacon Dash for the kids with shirts, medals and BACON. For more information go to http://americanbaconrace.com/orlando-5k-bacon-race-2018/

The Orlando Open Disc Golf Tournament

Friday – Sunday, May 4 – May 6, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Welcome to the 2018 Orlando Open! Three rounds on three courses at Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake. 54 Holes…Every hole is different. For more information go to http://www.orlandodiscgolf.com/

National Stuttering Association 5K

 Saturday, May 12, 2018 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 Join us for the first Orlando Don’t Tell Me to ‘Slow Down’ 5K run/walk benefitting people who stutter and the NSA! This 5k (3.1 mile) fun run/walk is a fantastic opportunity to get outside and get moving, all for the benefit of people who stutter.  All proceeds from the event will go toward the NSA Scholarship Fund. Interested in becoming a race day volunteer you can contact Race Coordinator Kevin Chambers at NSAOrlando5K@gmail.com for other information go to http://westutter.org/events/event/5061/

Children’s Tumor Foundation Walk

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Come have fun with us at the NF Walk Orlando! We’re more than just a walk in the park! This awesome event celebrates the brave NF Heroes who live with neurofibromatosis, and raises funds for critical NF research. When you and your family sign up to join us on May 19th, you get a day of fun to include, food, music, kid activities and so much more! Check in at 9am and the walk starts at 10 a.m. to sign up go to http://www.ctf.org/events/orlando-nf-walk or for more information contact Lolita Jerido ljerido@ctf.org 646-738-8588

Prader Willi Florida Association, On the Move Walk

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Prader–Willi syndrome (PWS) is a genetic disorder due to loss of function of specific genes. In newborns symptoms include weak muscles, poor feeding, and slow development. Beginning in childhood the person becomes constantly hungry which often leads to obesity and type 2 diabetes. There is also typically mild to moderate intellectual impairment and behavioral problems. The fundraiser will meet at pavilion 5 at 9:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 10:00 am. Join our Florirda chapter for a great day of fun at their Walk and Family Fun Day. For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/events/956059081226857/

Colon Cancer 5k, Get Your Rear in Gear

Sunday, May 20, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Come out and join us at our upcoming 5k charity event is May 20, 2018 at Bill Frederick Park. 100% of fundraised money is invested locally to raise awareness and screening levels. Fundraising efforts will go a long way to providing colon cancer education, prevention, and patient support programs in our Central Florida area. Enjoy post-run refreshments, t- shirts for all participants, and marathon quality medals for age group winners. Awards for the Most Creative Team, Largest Team, Top Individual and Top Team Fundraisers, will be given at the event. The day includes the opportunity to honor survivors and remember those lost to colon cancer. Register for 5k run/walk/virtual: http://join.coloncancercoalition.org/site/TR/GYRIG/GYRIGEvents-2018?fr_id=3685&pg=entry&autologin=true

  • 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)