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“Great Scenary” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hillsborough River

Hillsborough River
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Downtown Tampa Motorbike Tour
Ranked #39 of 195 things to do in Tampa
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Owner description: State park campground in forest and along river.
Tampa, Florida
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94 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Great Scenary”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2012

I used to take my boat here all the time. Excellent place to see wild gators, fish hawks, turtles, & other wildlife. I go wakeboarding here all the time. The water is as smooth as ice. The stretch thru old Temple Terrace is beautiful. It shows just how nature made it.

I only went to the upper river behind the dam. It was cool to cruise up to the dam & see how much higher the upper river was from the lower river.

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Seffner
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“WOW”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2012

This park is so awesome! I felt like I was miles from the city. My husband and I enjoyed a picnic, did a lot of walking and enjoyed a LOT of wildlife. This is just an awesome one tank trip. We spent the whole day and will be going back to canoe. Loved it

Visited February 2012
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Teaticket, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Hillsborough River State Park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2012

Great trails, excellent RV park. Be sure to hike the suspension bridge and search the river for the armoed catfish.

Visited February 2012
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Tampa, Florida
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58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Nature at its best”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2012

Great place to go canoeing. We have seen many birds ,turtles and even some gators.

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Odessa, Florida
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232 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“An OK river”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2012

This river is average. It is brown and polluted. For a canoe or kayak trip, it works. I would search out other rivers if possible.

Visited July 2011
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