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Upper Tampa Bay Park

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Address: 8001 Double Branch Rd, Tampa, FL 33635-9657
Phone Number: +1 813-855-1765
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Lovely Park by Tampa Bay

The kayaking is great and affordable. Rangers are super nice and friendly as well. Don't go expecting a good trail, but for what it is, it's a nice little park.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
KarolaRS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The kayaking is great and affordable. Rangers are super nice and friendly as well. Don't go expecting a good trail, but for what it is, it's a nice little park.

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Spring Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Enjoy walking the many trails, canoeing, kayaking, picnicking. This park has an abundant wildlife running around from Eagles to Raccoons. My family and I enjoy going to tis park as often as we can. There are many pavilions to suit any size party. Extra clean restrooms. There is even a free museum with a live beehive made out of class.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great place to walk and enjoy nature - lots of birds and wildlife to see along the way. We really enjoyed spending time on this trail.

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Lutz, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This is the best of the Hillsborough County parks I've encountered in 12 years of living in Tampa. It's clean, well kept, has excellent bathroom facilities, trails, fields, picnic areas and pavilions and an amazing Nature Center. How did I not hear about this before? It's right off of Hillsborough Ave not far from Race Track Road, but you'd never... More 

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Wildwood, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

As a native Floridian, I’ve visited many state and county parks here, and I can tell you that Upper Tampa Bay Park is one of the best I’ve been to as far as county parks. It is extremely well taken care of, has the cleanest bathrooms I’ve seen (or smelled) in such a park, and has quite a lot of... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

I hadn't been out there in a few years. The development along west Hillsborough was amazing. Even the park has been "improved" with added parking and open-field, recreation areas. But the nature trails are still pleasant

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

My wife and I have been on the trail a couple of times and find it wonders thru very interesting areas. It is scenic, safe and recommended.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

I helped rebuild the front signs for the park on 2 separate Eagle projects and the bee hive is pretty cool in the building. The nature walk on a quiet day you can see hundreds of baby crabs on the salt flats and the varying heights on the nature trial. The canoe run is fun, make sure you check the... More 

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Temple Terrace, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

We love to get out and explore the parks in our area and found this one last year. It is similar to all the other parks in vegetation and natural landscape but is quiet and serene. We'll be back.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Love Upper Tampa Bay Park, the Sedona Apt complex was added and takes away the old Florida feel, but that progress for ya. Still, UTBP is worth a visit, Birdwatching, fishing, nature trails, a nature center with aerial maps of Tampa, nature artifacts, a small collection of aquariums and snakes and lizards, you might even see a cardinal who visits... More 

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