This is a great river that has many points of access. Many parks and a great place to take a day outing.
About Hillsborough River
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Water was afflicted by an algae bloom during my visit. Just idling either up, or down, the Hillsborough river churned up a smelly cloud of silt. Ramp was easy to use and void of any other boaters. The locals probaby know better than to launch...More
It is very nature and native area. We have been tubing by the river, it took about 4 to 5 hours. You can swim, you can just sit on your tube and enjoy the river and beautiful houses just by the river, also you can...More
There are rental boats, Taxi's, rental canoes that are available to travel all the way up to Lowry's zoo and beyond up to the dam. You can see manatees, various birds, fish and see various homes.
The State park is the place to go. Hiking, boating, exploring, camping, RVs etc. Any and all are fun here. Give it a try
You can catch many different views of the river from various parts of the Tampa FL area. There are numerous bridges over the river and it actually flows into the area know a River Walk in downtown Tampa/
Need I say more...kayaking down the river can certainly be a peaceful one. The river spans for some 60 miles and you can definitely enjoy it if you have that time. You won't be disappointed.
There is a State Park on the river and if you are traveling with children this is a place to stop. There is a very nice campground there if you are camping or RVing....I have camped there several times over the years, and would recommend...More
If you enjoy nature and canoeing or kayaking - go HERE! Full of things to see and do, it is the best of natural Florida. Beautiful hours spent just hanging out here with our family and with my husband and I. Bring your binocs and...More
I canoe down this river many times. always peaceful and lots of nature to look at. Also I have hiked around the river, always nice to look at and be one in nature. lots of shade, but should bring water with you.