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Al Lopez Park

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Address: 4810 N Himes Ave, Tampa, FL 33614-6614
Phone Number: 813-274-8184
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Two popular flat loops, .8 and 1.2-miles, through the woods.

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One of the best playgrounds in the area.

There is a lot to this park. A very nice all purpose trail that makes maybe a mile loop. Awesome playground. Boardwalk around a pond. Pond with pier. Picnic shelters. Restrooms.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lindsey M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot to this park. A very nice all purpose trail that makes maybe a mile loop. Awesome playground. Boardwalk around a pond. Pond with pier. Picnic shelters. Restrooms.

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Thank Lindsey M
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Al Lopez Park has something for everyone. You can walk, run, bike, or jog your way around two scenic routes. One has exercise equipment and restrooms along the way as well as access to picnic tables, the children's play area, sports field and dog park. The other takes you through a forested canopy over a boardwalk and wooden bridge past... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great in the morning hours to run, walk, jog and such but horrible in the evenings. The dog park is great, large enough for almost any dog. Might want to avoid in the weekend as this can definitely be a busy time, with multiple parties going on all at once. Football games, forget it, very busy. However, all-in-all, the one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Very quiet in the morning. Really crowded in the evenings. People jogging. A lot of squirrels, rabbits, ducks and sometimes a raccoon. Very clean, fresh and convenient.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

shaded areas - several playgrounds, small hiking path, super fun for all - there is also a dog park and plenty of free parking

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Hudson, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

al lopez is the best location to tailgate for bucs games also is a great park with lots of shelters dog area playgrounds and fitness trails

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Al Lopez Park has been around for as long as I can remember. It's a great park for adults and for kids for running, walking, working out (there are workout stations along the main trail), picnics (plenty of green to setup a picnic but also picnic tables), etc. There are also playgrounds. I miss the big castle playground thing that... More 

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Thank Mailoha
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

This is a great place to exercise, play and picnic. Something for everyone to enjoy the great outdoors. Plenty of sunshine and shade. Great for large or small events.

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Thank globalcheryl
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Lots of birds in a convenient location with good parking and restrooms. White Ibis are tame, lots of egrets, warblers, boat-tailed grackles, etc. Didn't see an alligator. Long, smooth joggling paths with exercise station stops along the way. A fine resource if you live nearby or need to exercise while on a trip. The park appears safe, but I have... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Great place to take the kids for a walk and play. The shelters are great for parties and the river is right next to it.

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