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3 Best Hiking Trails in Tampa, FL

Expert recommended Top 3 Hiking Trails in Tampa, Florida. All of our hiking trails actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

LETTUCE LAKE PARK

6920 East Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33637 Directions

Since 1982

Here’s The Deal:
Lettuce Lake Park is a 240-acre Hillsborough River-sitting hardwood marsh, hardwood hammocks, and pine Flatwoods. It is one of Hillsborough County's most visited parks. At Lettuce Lake, it's one of the most common things to do is follow one of the trails and take a stroll. To find the boardwalk, you should park near the Visitor Center. This route leads to the Hillsborough River and an observation tower. The tower takes you straight a few step flights to a beautiful open view of Lettuce Lake. The park has wooded campsites and plays areas, a 1,25-mile paved exercise trail, and a 3,500-foot waterfront with an observation deck offering panoramic views of the Hillsborough River. It provides up-close experiences with exotic marine birds and wildlife. There are several picnic areas as well as several areas with swings and exercise areas. Lettuce Lake Park also has plenty of pavilions you can rent for your special events.

SPECIALTY:
Tide Pool, Bird Watching, Sunset Walks, Boat Dock and Ramp, Walking, Nature Trails, Visitors Center, Boardwalk, Canoe Rentals, Picnic Shelters, Running, Playground, Restrooms, Dogs on Leash & Barbecue Grills

Price: Entrance Fee: $2 (Per vehicle Up to 8 people per vehicle)

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Spring/Summer:
Mon-Sun: 8am - 7pm
Fall/Winter:
Mon-Sun: 8am - 6pm

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EUREKA SPRINGS PARK

6400 Eureka Springs Road, Tampa, FL 33610 Directions

Since 1938

Here’s The Deal:
Eureka Springs Park is a special and unique 31-acre garden with a greenhouse, trellised walks, boardwalk, and picnic area. It is the conversation park that has gardens with tropical plants, flowers, and boardwalks through floodplains. Visitors can see the rose garden, orchid area and explore walking trails and hiking trails winding through a lush floodplain forest of maple, cypress, and tupelo. Eureka Springs Park also contains a greenhouse, picnic tables and tents, a reservable pavilion for the Eureka Springs band, and interpretive trails. There is a long boardwalk that takes you through the trees and a trail with many beautiful flowers.

SPECIALTY:
Biking, Reservable Pavilion, Forest, Horseback Riding, Boardwalk, Nature and Park, Room Rental, Walking, Shelters, Wild Flowers, Birding, Greenhouse, Interpretive Trails, Picnic Tables, Bird-Watching & Beach

Price: Entrance Fee: $2(Per vehicle)

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Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat & Sun: 8am - 6pm

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UPPER TAMPA BAY PARK

8001 Double Branch Road, Tampa, FL 33615 Directions

Since 1982

Here’s The Deal:
Upper Tampa Bay Park is a 2,144-acre preserve with an environmental research center. It features picnics areas, biking trails, and boardwalks overlooking Tampa Bay and its ecosystems. The park maintains essential marine ecosystems and natural habitats, including mangrove forests, salt marshes, and freshwater marshes. The visitor center houses interpretive displays detailing the landscape of the park, its history, and geology. Tourists can see gopher tortoises, zebra swallowtail butterflies, and even bobcats. The 596-acre peninsular park also preserves essential marine ecosystems and environmentally sustainable communities. It provides plenty of wildlife and other environmental treasures for any committed nature lover. Visitors can also enjoy canoeing and kayaking. Upper Tampa Bay Park is a great place to witness the old Bay and the mangroves and wildlife.

SPECIALTY:
Coastal Hammocks, Boardwalk, Barbecue Grills, Restrooms, Pine Flatwoods, Wildlife Areas, Outdoor Activities, Salt Marshes, Canoe Rentals, Playground, Walking Trails, Mangrove Forests, Picnic area & Nature Centre

Price: Entrance Fee: $2 (Per vehicle)

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Mon-Sun: 8am - 6pm

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