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Flatwoods Wilderness Park

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Great Place to Walk and Ride

Flatwoods Park near New Tampa is a great place to get out and walk or ride a bike. The paved trail... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Tampa, Florida
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Bike, Skate, Jog, Walk ... its all good

There are two entrances to this park. We prefer the one off of Bruce B. Downs Blvd. Parking costs... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
Kathryn M
Lutz, Florida
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Located outside of downtown Tampa, this dog-friendly park offers hiking trails and a nine mile paved bike trail.
14302 Morris Bridge Rd, Thonotosassa, FL 33592
+1 813-987-6211
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Flatwoods Park near New Tampa is a great place to get out and walk or ride a bike. The paved trail is well-maintained and makes a large loop. We've walked much of the loop. Water stations are placed at intervals along with rest stations. There...More

Thank newlymarriedman12
Reviewed March 12, 2018

There are two entrances to this park. We prefer the one off of Bruce B. Downs Blvd. Parking costs $2 but it lasts the entire day and there are clean restrooms and the ranger lives right there in case of emergencies. There is a two...More

2  Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Florida has many beautiful and well maintained parks. This particular park has a beautiful 7seven mile bike trail. Water stations are well stocked. Clean, pretty, worth the trip.

Thank Peg C
Reviewed November 8, 2017

great place to get out and take that walk you have been planning, take your time and enjoy the views lots of wild life also

Thank Doc R
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Have gone here a few times to ride bikes and had a blast. Parking is cheap and the trails are really nice.

Thank ifreakinloveyou
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Great park with amazing hiking trails and on road and off road bike trails. It has many miles of well groomed off road trails .

Thank 28chadwicks
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Walk, ride, skate, run, birdwatch to your heart's content. Plenty of open space keeps you from tripping over each other.

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Flatwoods is different for many people, although no motor powered vehicles allowed. Perhaps most would use the 7 mile paved loop, accessed via either a 0.6 miles, or a 2 miles section to the two parking areas. This is frequented by runners, cyclists, roller skaters,...More

1  Thank CharliefromTampa
Reviewed March 3, 2017

It seemed like a lovely park. My husband and two dogs went for a walk there on Tuesday. The weather was nice. The park was clean. My only complaint is the "trail map" is completely useless. My husband took a photo of the posted trail...More

1  Thank Mercedes S
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Excellent place for biking. Long, hilly runs and flat as well. Asphalted throughout. Some sections under water after heavy rains. Full of wildlife!

Thank tkilpat
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Colby C
May 5, 2017|
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Response from Pat D | Reviewed this property |
We have only used the bike trails at Flatwoods. I think there are several hiking trails in the area. Look up Hillsborough State park. I know they have lots of hiking trails. Not sure about the dogs.