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Lettuce Lake Regional Park

#6 of 196 things to do in Tampa Features Animals
6920 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33637-0930
+1 813-987-6204
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Awesome walking trails

This is well worth the $2 per car admission fee. We did a slow walk from the visitor center... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bill J
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Melbourne, Florida
via mobile
Cool park right in town!

This is a great place for families and people of all ages. The boardwalk is an easy stroll to see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jrog9832
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Arvada, Colorado
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6920 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33637-0930
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is well worth the $2 per car admission fee. We did a slow walk from the visitor center around the various boardwalks. 800+ year old cyprus trees. Wildlife abounds. We started at the visitor center which is small but recommended.

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place for families and people of all ages. The boardwalk is an easy stroll to see all sorts of wildlife. We came across gators, a Florida softshell turtle and countless birds. Lots of great spots for viewing this wildlife especially at...More

Thank jrog9832
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great national park in the midst of the city. Unbelievable, how much wild life you can see, alligators, 1.000 of birds, flora and fauna so rich and colorful. Nice lake with a modern lookout tower. If you don't have the time to travel to...More

Thank Hartmut P
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are visiting This is a great and a must spot to visit and be with nature! More likely you will encounter an alligator, a few birds an turtles. Family oriented park with lots of stuff to do

Thank Rania_MHA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a boardwalk hike looking for critters. It was nicely done with appropriate signs. Birds and lizards were abundant. We finally saw two small alligators from a distance. Admission was $2/car.

Thank ace4444
Reviewed 1 week ago

Park entrance is 4 or 5 dollars, but worth it if you are spending some time there. It's a big place and has a lot of visitors, a big tourist pull suprisingly.

Thank Timothy V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The walking trails are well maintained. You can see the Hillsborough River, gators and all. Easy entry off Fletcher at the interstate. Modest entry fee.

Thank 775Frank
Reviewed 1 week ago

Alligators were out in the morning. Sunning and getting warm. Saw lots of birds. Great idea using boardwalk to walk thru the woods

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely park! The trails are shady and peaceful. The boardwalk is an easy walk out to the Hillsborough River and the lake where many varieties of birds can be observed. There are tables for picnicking and a playground for the kiddies.

Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxing atmosphere, great for picnics or BBQs, this is a little gem of a place. Take an afternoon to walk the boardwalk, loads of bird life to see and brightly coloured butterflies. The turtles bathe in the sun while the gators plough the lake. Take...More

Thank Zebedee37
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SeminoleVators
Do they sell postcards at the visitor center?
March 28, 2017|
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Response from Harry H | Reviewed this property |
There is a nature center there but I don't think they sell post cards there.
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owler2016
Hi Harry H.... I love owls! Couldyou give me more info about where the owls are near the pier? I was hoping to see baby owls, too. Thank you, Karen
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Harry H | Reviewed this property |
When you take the boardwalk, at the beginning, go to the right. When you come to the next split, do not take the right hand split, just keep going straight and follow the boardwalk until you get to the fishing pier at the... More
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Norma L
Can you take alcohol to park?
March 4, 2017|
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Response from berner516 | Reviewed this property |
No, not allowed as far as I know.
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