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Aldermans Ford Park

Address: 100 Aldermans Ford Park Drive, Lithia, FL 33567
Phone Number: (813) 757-3801
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in Lithia
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Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Lakeland, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Really nice place. Cost 2 dollars for a car load of people. You can rent canoes at another park before you get to the boat ramp. The restrooms are very nice. Nice place to relax and get a workout. The currant wasn't very strong, but when you have to paddle back to car. It was a little harder.

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Brandon, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
33 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Our family has a get-together at this park each year. Plenty of picnic shelters and parking available. There's a playground for the kids and the nature trails are very nice.

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Ruskin, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had a great visit to Aldermans Ford Park. There is a choice of walks - a two mile path or a 2/3 mile boardwalk. Canoe boats are available for renting, and there is a large picnic area, complete with picnic tables. We were taken round by a ranger, who was very informative. Will definitely be back.

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Panama City, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This park is a wonderful place to go with family, walk the dog, go for a run or a bike ride! We enjoyed a beautiful walk with our dogs there and enjoyed the stunning nature!

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Lithia, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This park has the best river to canoe down because of how much woods their are and there are great hiking trails for all ages.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Full disclosure: I didn't visit this park in 2013 -- Trip Advisor required that I select a month/year I visited the park to be able to submit this review, dang it. I spent too long writing this review to have to back out because their month/year option doesn't go back to 2007. On with the review: Besides not being able... More 

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New England
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83 reviews 83 reviews
32 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We popped in to Aldermans in order to check out the Alafia river access at the park's canoe launch area. This section of the park was completely deserted and looked as if it had been neglected, maintenance wise, for a little while. The grassy areas had not seen a mower in a while and there was trash and "stuff" just... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I grew up a couple miles from this park, and have walked this parks trails up and down many times. This is a great chance to see a beautiful and really historic part of Hillsborough county. There are several great trails, and a very old wooden boardwalk great for a bike ride. I have canoed the Alafia River several times... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This is a beautiful park, with miles of paved walking paths as well as unpaved detours/routes you can take to get a little further out into the woods. The trails are extremely well marked, clean restrooms, elevated wooden paths over streams, and extremely well maintained. Get out and get some exercise while enjoying the great outdoors in Southwest Florida.

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Brandon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We threw a baby shower here yesterday. Room was great has fridge and cabinetes for storage, plenty of tables and chairs and a/c worked great. Kids were able to go play on playground during party too.

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