Hillsborough River State Park

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Hillsborough River State Park


Location:12 miles north of Tampa and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills on US 301.
Facilities:108 full-facility campsites, youth group camping area, primitive campsites, showers, 6 picnic pavilions, 2 playgrounds, swimming pool (é), trails, canoe rentals, restrooms (é), interpretive center, food concession.
Activities:Camping, canoeing, freshwater fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, guided tours, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Park includes Fort Foster (see separate entry), the only standing replica of a Second Seminole War fort in the US. Nature trails border scenic Hillsborough River, leading through hammocks of live oaks, sabal palms, and hickories.
Address:15402 US 301 N
Thonotosassa, FL 33592

Phone:813-987-6771
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/hillsboroughriver
Size: 3,728 acres land; 60.5 acres water.

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As a result of the archaeological evidence, the location and history, the state of Florida reconstructed a replica of Fort Foster and the Hillsborough River Bridge in the late 1970's on the original site at Hillsborough State Park near Tampa.

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