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Hillsborough River State Park

15402 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592-2318
+1 813-987-6771
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A fun and cheap day at the pool.

My wife and I drove here from St. Pete for the pool and a little picnic. It is significantly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael B
A Florida State Park with a Pool!

This Florida State Park is great if you're looking for somewhere to camp near Tampa but not in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jouppioutdoors
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Experience the Florida wilderness just outside of Tampa.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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15402 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592-2318
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"suspension bridge"
in 30 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 18 reviews
"hillsborough river"
in 22 reviews
"huge swimming pool"
in 7 reviews
"poolside cafe"
in 5 reviews
"canoe rentals"
in 10 reviews
"bring your bug spray"
in 5 reviews
"seminole war"
in 6 reviews
"great trails"
in 7 reviews
"maintained trails"
in 4 reviews
"camping trip"
in 6 reviews
"florida trail"
in 8 reviews
"great camping"
in 6 reviews
"dry season"
in 3 reviews
"golf cart"
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"picnic lunch"
in 4 reviews
"the loop"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I drove here from St. Pete for the pool and a little picnic. It is significantly quieter if you go to the pool on a weekday. There were maybe only 50 people between the pool and picnic pavillions. Also, if you get...More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Florida State Park is great if you're looking for somewhere to camp near Tampa but not in the middle of the hustle and bustle! Something that sets it aside from other state parks is that it has a pool! This is a great amenity...More

Thank jouppioutdoors
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went over to Hillsborough River State Park to visit with some family camping in the RV camping area. The staff was very helpful showing us where to go. The park is well signed and we had little trouble finding our family. There has been...More

Thank newlymarriedman12
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful Woods,Beautiful Habitat for all types of Florida animals and plants!!Gators, Cranes, Hawks, All types of water fowl!

Thank jrf3197
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

We had a disappointing experience with the pool today. We picked today to go swimming because it was one of the least likely days to rain than we have had in weeks! The life guard had amazing hearing and must of heard thunder from Tampa...More

1  Thank printing4power
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We took grandkids(age 6 & 3) for first time camp experience for 2 nights. It was awesome. Hiked and fished, several playgrounds, beautiful pool. We took outside games,balls, coloring fun, DVDs. We will be going back! They only had 1 lifeguard,so capacity was 100, which...More

Thank Debbie O
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

This is a good place if you want to Camp for the weekend or just take a short nature hike. It even has rapids in a section of the river which is uncommon in this part of Florida. This park features plenty of beautiful plants...More

1  Thank Restless_in_Tampa
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

We love Florida State Parks for the peace, quiet, and tranquility and value for money and they will continue to be our go to places for stays away in our RV. We spent a week here from midweek to midweek. When we arrived the place...More

1  Thank richbam
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

I would have given the park a 5 if the pool had been open. The park rangers were polite and very helpful. The trails in the park are great for both hiking and off road type bicycles. We went fishing a couple of times on...More

Thank ArtVaark
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful park, with lots of walking space and nature to enjoy. The river and surrounding scenery have a lot to see. If there are too many people you won't see much wildlife, so its best to come when it isn't as busy...More

1  Thank MikeP1515
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inspirefly
5 July 2018|
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Response from Restless_in_Tampa | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember the name of the trail, but I can give you some general directions. You want to go on the main trail that goes parallel on the opposite side of the river from the side with the main road. I believe it is a... More
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WendyS556
27 April 2018|
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Response from ammomof3 | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion, none of the sites close to the water are private. They are close together and some are short. You'll find larger, more private sites away from the water. We like sites 50, 52, 104, 10, 17, 19. You can also... More
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