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“Great Place for Family Fun”
Review of Hillsborough River

Hillsborough River
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Owner description: State park campground in forest and along river.
Naples, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Place for Family Fun”
Reviewed April 22, 2014

The Hillsborough River area is a very nice park setting for family enjoyment. I was there on a photo shoot and was impressed by the cleanliness and upkeep of the entire park. This place will provide hours of family enjoyment. If your a photo junky you will enjoy the numerous photo opportunities.

Visited March 2014
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Tampa, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Varied, picturesqe”
Reviewed April 16, 2014

This river has many access points available so research what you want to do and find the appropriate type of access. Fishing, water skiing, Nature watching, PWC or canoe/kayak. There are no wake zones and Non motorized craft sections depending on where you put in. There are also dams and weirs so plan your activity accordingly.

Visited May 2013
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Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good hiking or picnic”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Very big park but it's very well label so you won't get lost. It has a place for everything you an do outside. There a place to ride canoes, trails for hiking or mountain bike, walking trails, picnic tables, even areas to walk with your dog.

Visited May 2013
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Cumming, Georgia
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“good hike, saw huge alligator!”
Reviewed March 29, 2014

We went to the Hillsborough River Park. We were thinking of canoeing, but decided to hike instead. The paths are really well-marked, so you don't really need much of a map. The 3.2 loop was pretty muddy, and we saw a lot of lizards. We didn't expect too much, but were treated to seeing a huge (10 foot?) alligator in the river, right by where they were putting canoes in, and people were cooking out. It was amazing.

Visited March 2014
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VA
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87 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Great place for walking!”
Reviewed March 27, 2014

This is a great place to walk and is connected for many miles. There is a very nice park by the Tampa Museum of Art and the Photographic Museum is close by. This is well kept and has a dog park.

Visited March 2014
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