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Little Manatee River State Park

215 Lightfoot Rd, Wimauma, FL 33598-7518
+1 813-671-5005
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“hiking trail” (6 reviews)
“kayak rentals” (3 reviews)
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215 Lightfoot Rd, Wimauma, FL 33598-7518
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+1 813-671-5005
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"hiking trail"
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"ranger station"
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"kayak rentals"
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"soft sand"
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"canoe outpost"
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"natural florida"
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"entrance fee"
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"enjoy nature"
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"old florida"
in 2 reviews
"sites"
in 12 reviews
"trailhead"
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"launch"
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"turtles"
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"woods"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What remains of natural Florida is fast dissappearing so the park is good place to be able to get out and do hiking and boating. Through the main gate (5 dollars per car) you can find decent camping grounds and canoes and kayaks to rent....More

Thank stephen813
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

The campsites very clean, ours was #16. The hosts would clean a site as soon as a camper would pull out to go home and the entire staff was friendly. Caution is advised because the vegetation surrounding the campsite is loaded with POISON IVY, and...More

Thank David T
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Was impressed, ice, firewood and we came in at 8pm. They have a kayak rentals but be advised it's a long walk to the launch in soft sand. Nice sites with water and electric.

3  Thank Hoth
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the south side of the park and walked along the trails. The trails and facilities are in excellent condition. The scenery is beautiful. It is a nice peaceful getaway from the busyness of the nearby cities.

Thank newlymarriedman12
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This review is about the six-mile long trail at Little Manatee River State Park. I understand there's a campground and picnic area, but the only other activity we did was visit the bathroom before hiking. Hiking opportunities in Clearwater are few and far between, so...More

2  Thank canoebase
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here camping on Site 19. The park is kept very clean, and being only 30 sites (plus 4 or so horse sites), it is quiet almost all the time. Book early as sites are tough to get. Each site has good...More

1  Thank TanyaCameron
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the studio cabin at Canoe Outpost, Little Manatee River, and it was secluded! We had everything we needed. It was great to get up drink our coffee on the screened in porch and then get on the river early. Kayaked the extended...More

Thank Blythe G
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We had a great hike at this state park. The trails are marked pretty good. Although, wasn't too sure if we were going the right way to the lake, but we figured it out. You can fish there as well. They also have bikes to...More

Thank Kenna W
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We ventured to Little Manatee River State Park in January. If you want to "get away from it all," this is your place. It's only 30-site campground and one of the quietest we'd ever stayed in. We especially liked our Site #23. We did one...More

1  Thank Nancy F
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

North side of park has a 6.5 mile trail, with a cross link so you can just do about 3 miles. Trail build by the same people who do the Florida Trail (from Miami to Pensacola). Main park has camping (RV/Tent), restrooms and playground. 15...More

Thank tmail54
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Colby C
14 February 2017|
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Response from Stephanie S | Reviewed this property |
It's just ok. It's water & electric only. We had 50 amp hookup, but I don't believer there are any full hook ups available. The campsites aren't anywhere near the river access. The campsites were roomy. We drove down to... More
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17 August 2016|
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Response from Dennis M | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of.
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Dj D
20 April 2015|
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Response from Anon8815 |
Yes there were rentals when we stayed there. You can rent them for 4 hours and they need to be returned by 4:30. Bike rentals as well.
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