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Hillsborough River State Park

15402 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592-2318
+1 813-987-6771
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For a Daytrip, Sure! Camping? Meh!

We have been trying to get into HRSP for a long time and sites are always reserved well in advance... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rhonda H
Jupiter, United States
Quite Shady Campground

We really enjoyed our stay at the park, even through it rains most of Labor Day weekend. It wasn't... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Englewood, Florida
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Experience the Florida wilderness just outside of Tampa.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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15402 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592-2318
+1 813-987-6771
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been trying to get into HRSP for a long time and sites are always reserved well in advance. Recently, the weather has not supported camping at the park and they've had to cancel due to river water levels, etc. Irma certainly didn't help...More

1  Thank Rhonda H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at the park, even through it rains most of Labor Day weekend. It wasn't very crowded as several of the camp sites were underwater. The park has a huge swimming pool.There is a $4.00 entrance fee,but it is well worth...More

Thank Ruth34223
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful state park. We recommend it for day hiking or dry season camping. We were in an RV but got flooded out due to rain storms. We found little dry land at any of the sites except 71, 72, and 73 which...More

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Have been to this park a few times, it's beautiful, well-kept and dog friendly! Make sure to bring water with you!

Thank ifreakinloveyou
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

On the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:45-11 am there is a free kayak tour provided if you sign up on the park website! Pretty cool and informative. If it's for free it's for me! The our guides were great and they provide all...More

Thank alisafranz50by50
Reviewed 13 August 2017

A one-way road leads to variety- worn trails, bridges ( both stationary and swinging), rustic trails, canoeing, playgrounds, campgrounds, and a pool. Proximity to the river supports additional wetlands, but the park also includes uplands habitats and woodlands. Picnic anytime or visit the interpretation center...More

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We finally took the short drive and visited this awesome state park. It has everything. A hand port boat launch for the river, a campground, a pool, picnic area with grills, a cafe, hiking trails and all the nature you can enjoy! The trails are...More

Thank Susie_Poker
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Clean campsite, everything you need is within walking distance. The cafe has delicious food and friendly staff. Very beautiful trails

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 1 August 2017

A short walk gets you to the rapids site which is beautiful to see. There is a lot of tree coverage which protects you from the sun a bit but the mosquito's were in full force so bring your bug spray! Seriously! Unless you want...More

Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A great Park With a lot of History bring your bathing suit it has a fresh water spring feeding the pool all year round stays the same temp. all year round . with a kiddy area also for the little ones . Lots of trails...More

Thank Doc R
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Larry T
28 February 2015|
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Response from Kevin7088 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry. I do not remember for sure but I believe there was an admission fee. I was passenger and didn't notice.
12 February 2015|
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Response from DGYPZ | Reviewed this property |
I don't live in the area so I don't know. Suggest you call the HART - Hillsborough Area Transit - and ask them. The number is 813-254-4278. _