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14326 S County Road 39 Fl 33547, Lithia, FL 33547-1401
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All reviews mountain biking state park off road equestrian trails alafia river fish single track ranger station great hike nice visit power lines beginner level entrance fee out of the way something for everyone great outdoors main trail
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Tables for picnics and playground. Staff knowledgeable and friendly. Facilities clean and well maintained.

Thank gingergeor
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

World class mountain biking trails for all ages and skill levels. $5 Park entry fee and worth every penny for a day of fun filled adventure.

Thank Ron P
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Unique hiking and running trails over sand mounds created from an old phosphate mining operation. You will not find switchback trails like this in the region.

Thank zeroemission77
Reviewed June 29, 2018

A bit late w this feedback. We did a nice half day trip (w teenage son). We rented and did a self guided ride using a trail map. Decent investment for the time spent and the bikes were fairly priced and seemed to be well...More

Thank David C
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Amazing bike courses for all levels! They are rated like ski runs starting with green to double black diamond. You can rent bikes at the trail head if you do not own one.

Thank DrZ2004
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

First time on the trails. At first was having a great time enjoying dodging butterflies and hearing the birds. But later in the trail when we had enough it was near impossible to find our way back to the trailhead. It was not clearly marked...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed May 25, 2018

It's a very unique experience. A former phosphate strip mine that was never reconditioned to a natural state. If the vegetation was removed, you would link this was a lunar landscape, or at best, a war ravaged land. up and ddown, up and down, and...More

Thank johntudek
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Alafia River is a little out of the way but it is worth the effort. We drove down the two lane though small towns south of I-4. If you are coming from the south or west, it would probably be faster to take I-75 to...More

2  Thank Paul S
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Great park. Lots to do. Great place for family. We like to bike the trails. Have trails for all levels of bikers. Also great place to walk/hike. Have separate walking trails.

1  Thank spfldian
Reviewed February 3, 2018

This State Park is clean and well maintained. They offered fire wood and ice for purchase which was a nice convience. The trails were well marked and maintained. I would look at the site map before you choose your site. We stayed in the horse...More

Thank Mike O
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Lisa S
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Roger S | Reviewed this property |
If you are going to arrive after hours, you will need to call and get the gate code (generally before sundown). I don’t think this will help you last night - but a note for future visits to state parks.
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Alexander V
October 26, 2017|
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Response from Lucy S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. New bike shop not sure of hours of operation. They also had two food trucks there so yummy!!
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Saintroad
April 20, 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing any wildlife.
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