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Hillsborough River State Park

15402 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592-2318
+1 813-987-6771
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We went for the pool.

We had a disappointing experience with the pool today. We picked today to go swimming because it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
printing4power
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Zephyrhills, Florida
Fun with grandkids!

We took grandkids(age 6 & 3) for first time camp experience for 2 nights. It was awesome. Hiked and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Debbie O
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Experience the Florida wilderness just outside of Tampa.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION
15402 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592-2318
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+1 813-987-6771
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"suspension bridge"
in 32 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 19 reviews
"hillsborough river"
in 22 reviews
"huge swimming pool"
in 7 reviews
"poolside cafe"
in 5 reviews
"canoe rentals"
in 10 reviews
"bring your bug spray"
in 5 reviews
"seminole war"
in 6 reviews
"great trails"
in 7 reviews
"poison ivy"
in 3 reviews
"maintained trails"
in 4 reviews
"camping trip"
in 6 reviews
"florida trail"
in 8 reviews
"great camping"
in 6 reviews
"golf cart"
in 8 reviews
"dry season"
in 3 reviews
"plenty of picnic tables"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a disappointing experience with the pool today. We picked today to go swimming because it was one of the least likely days to rain than we have had in weeks! The life guard had amazing hearing and must of heard thunder from Tampa...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took grandkids(age 6 & 3) for first time camp experience for 2 nights. It was awesome. Hiked and fished, several playgrounds, beautiful pool. We took outside games,balls, coloring fun, DVDs. We will be going back! They only had 1 lifeguard,so capacity was 100, which...More

Thank Debbie O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place if you want to Camp for the weekend or just take a short nature hike. It even has rapids in a section of the river which is uncommon in this part of Florida. This park features plenty of beautiful plants...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

We love Florida State Parks for the peace, quiet, and tranquility and value for money and they will continue to be our go to places for stays away in our RV. We spent a week here from midweek to midweek. When we arrived the place...More

Thank richbam
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

I would have given the park a 5 if the pool had been open. The park rangers were polite and very helpful. The trails in the park are great for both hiking and off road type bicycles. We went fishing a couple of times on...More

Thank ArtVaark
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful park, with lots of walking space and nature to enjoy. The river and surrounding scenery have a lot to see. If there are too many people you won't see much wildlife, so its best to come when it isn't as busy...More

1  Thank MikeP1515
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This park was amazing I fell in love with this place. The river is clear, you can see the catfish, turtles and alligators swimming under the water. There are many trails and a bridge that is in the canopy over the river. The camping is...More

Thank Julia J
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Class II rapids, wildlife, suspension bridge, hiking trails and more. Great place to walk away the stress and enjoy the Real Florida.

1  Thank Jim G
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Camped here with my teen daughter. We have camped at several state parks before. The check in was welcoming and efficient. The park is fabulous. The bathrooms at the campsite were in desperate need of remodel. The campsites are very very close to each other...heard...More

Thank mtt1220
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We are from Indiana and just last year discovered how wonderful Florida state parks are. This park did not disappoint. We camped for 3 nights and loved every minute. I would say the campsites are semi private at best but your not right on top...More

1  Thank Hollie N
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WendyS556
April 26, 2018|
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Response from ammomof3 | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion, none of the sites close to the water are private. They are close together and some are short. You'll find larger, more private sites away from the water. We like sites 50, 52, 104, 10, 17, 19. You can also... More
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plittlejohn2
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Hollie N | Reviewed this property |
Took us about an hour to get to Clearwater and that was in steady traffic
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