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Hillsborough River State Park: A Bit of Florida Wilderness Just Outside of Tampa

Hillsborough River State Park is one of Florida’s oldest parks with an opening date back in 1938. Over 7 miles of hiking trails and a 2 mile walking/biking loop around the park allow you to lose yourself in this beautiful setting. It’s such a beautiful place that you will forget you are anywhere near a […]

A Quiet, Scenic Ride around Florida’s Flatwoods Park

Flatwoods Park, located in Hillsborough County, Florida, is the perfect escape from the Tampa Bay area congestion. When you are at Flatwoods, you feel like you are out in the wilderness. The park is very quiet with a very natural feel. Beautiful pine flatwood forests and swamp views comprise most of the park. During the […]

Lettuce Lake Park: Walking Amongst Florida Swamps

The Tampa Bay area is home to a handful of beautiful parks. One of the best is Lettuce Lake, located near the University of South Florida, in the northern section of Tampa. This gorgeous park enables visitors to take a walk, via a 3500 foot shaded boardwalk, across hardwood swamp forests. The scenery is spectacular, […]