Hillsborough River State Park, Thonotosassa

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  • Just got back.. Mid-week the Cafe doesn't Serve Food.. Want Coffee? You have to Wait until 10 am..Starting in .April the Cafe does serve food mid-week...Mixed feelings about Location...90 minutes to C...  more »
  • Always enjoy this state park. Love the rapids on the river, the calmness of the scenery and the chance to see native plants and animals. Suspension bridge is always nice, too  more »
  • Park ranger was pleasant and took the time to tell us about the different trails. The suspension bridge makes some people nervous, but there is another bridge to reach the trails.  more »
  • The Hillsborough River State Park has excellent recreational opportunities in the greater Tampa area. This watershed along the Hillsborough River Basin is an important natural feature in preserving our water quality and in the prevention of flooding. The area offers a variety of recreational opportunities including hiking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and camping. This area is an excellent place to view a variety of natural flora and fauna native to this area. A must see for any nature enthusiast.
  • What better way to spend quality time with my family than here? This park has stunning trees, a large swimming pool and cafeteria, you can rent bikes, golf carts and kayaks. There is a large campground, each spot has a picnic table and a fire pit and the spaces are far enough to have plenty of privacy.
  • Nature at its best. Walking trail alongside the river and dense forest. Alligator warnings are put up but didn't see one. There are bike rentals including family bikes and golf trolleys. They have picnic spots with barbeque grills and small children's play area. Public restrooms are available as soon as you enter and parking is free. We saw a wedding taking place near the river side. Need to visit it in the dark next time.
  • The most magical park in central Florida. With camping, hiking, fishing, plenty of picnic tables and grills... Go early and prepare to never want to leave.
  • Beautiful campsites. Lots of shaded campsites. Many have brush inbetween the sites for privacy. My husband and I come here every year. We don't care for RV resorts. They are like parking lots with campsites. But not here. We love this place! Also love the hiking trails along the water.

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