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Edward Medard Regional Park

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6140 S. Turkey Creek Road, Plant City, FL 33567
+1 813-757-3802
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Fishing Opportunities

This is a great body of water to bass fish. There is a large variety of natural structures and... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
John T
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Wesley Chapel, Florida
Spent the morning biking

No biking trails per se, but we biked the roads and made a trip through the campground with a few... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
mcpandt
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Florida
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The Edward Medard Park is tucked away in eastern Hillsborough County between Brandon and Plant City. The Park extends along 1,284 acres where a dike, control structure and reservoir offer some flood protection along the Alafia River. In 1972, under an agreement with the District, Hillsborough County developed this site as one of its largest and most popular regional parks, visited yearly by more than 400,000 people.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ramp” (4 reviews)
“hiking trails” (3 reviews)
“tree roots” (3 reviews)
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6140 S. Turkey Creek Road, Plant City, FL 33567
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+1 813-757-3802
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is a great body of water to bass fish. There is a large variety of natural structures and depth levels. Hybrid stripers put up a great fire.

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

No biking trails per se, but we biked the roads and made a trip through the campground with a few stops along the water. No traffic to speak of on a Monday morning, and the ride was very flat. we made one big circuit back...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

Just attended my niece's birthday party and the pavilions were a perfect size and near enough to the lake for scenery without being too close to have to worry about the kids going in without permission. Plenty of parking and it wasn't crowded at all...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Took the Grandkids to the park during Spring Break. The park is very neat and well maintained. Love the nice grassy area and many pavilions. Plenty of park for football or softball. The kids love to climb on the tree roots in the back of...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice park & very quiet. Restroom facilities are clean, pavilions are a great size for a picnic or party. Many things to do.

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

For us, this was all about our kids playing the exposed roots of trees on some dunes overlooking the park. There is a playground, disc golf, place to walk, and these great trees for climbing,

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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

This county park is beautifully maintained. It has activities for everyone. Moving thru the campground with a large motor coach would be challenging, but doable. Fishing areas are easily accessible and some are shaded. We saw several groups playing disc frisbee. I suggest you check...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2017

I was lucky enough to visit while the gators are in mating season , to see and hear the male calling the female . Then the area where the roots from the trees you can climb. Amazing park and great place to explore .

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful view of Birds and wild life. Good fishing. Great place for kids in the pay area and for parties. Boat ramp and close to gas and food. Nice shaded areas for your next event

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Reviewed April 6, 2017

This is a great place for picnics family gathering and fishing something for everyone hiking trails kids can run and play not very expensive great outdoors

Thank Fllorence H
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