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Edward Medard Regional Park

6140 S. Turkey Creek Road, Plant City, FL 33567
+1 813-757-3802
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Hidden gem.

This county park is beautifully maintained. It has activities for everyone. Moving thru the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Winter Haven, Florida
via mobile
Nature at it's finest

I was lucky enough to visit while the gators are in mating season , to see and hear the male... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Lakeland, Florida
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The Edward Medard Park is tucked away in eastern Hillsborough County between Brandon and Plant City. The Park extends along 1,284 acres where a dike, control structure and reservoir offer some flood protection along the Alafia River. In 1972, under an agreement with the District, Hillsborough County developed this site as one of its largest and most popular regional parks, visited yearly by more than 400,000 people.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ramp” (4 reviews)
“camping area” (3 reviews)
6140 S. Turkey Creek Road, Plant City, FL 33567
+1 813-757-3802
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This county park is beautifully maintained. It has activities for everyone. Moving thru the campground with a large motor coach would be challenging, but doable. Fishing areas are easily accessible and some are shaded. We saw several groups playing disc frisbee. I suggest you check...More

Thank Bostonmamma
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I was lucky enough to visit while the gators are in mating season , to see and hear the male calling the female . Then the area where the roots from the trees you can climb. Amazing park and great place to explore .

Thank corollaclub98
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful view of Birds and wild life. Good fishing. Great place for kids in the pay area and for parties. Boat ramp and close to gas and food. Nice shaded areas for your next event

Thank timothyo760
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a great place for picnics family gathering and fishing something for everyone hiking trails kids can run and play not very expensive great outdoors

Thank Fllorence H
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I don't think so you can spend dedicated time to visit this place, if you are passing by from there and you want to spend some time then its ok but not good for special visit

Thank Ritesh P
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Used to be a nice place to go fishing but if you leave your vehicle too long the vultures will strip the rubber off windshield wipers and around your windows.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Price to enter is only $2.00 per automobile and you enter a very well maintained park with many trails, picnic areas, lake access, and jutting old mine scrapings that have live oak trees growing on them. Children playing everywhere. We saw alligators, turtles, fish, birds,...More

Thank Duane T
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lovely park which is very peaceful. Lovely walk with the dogs. Great for bird watching. Also has public washrooms.

Thank scotsgilly
Reviewed 2 February 2017

They allow people to cut in line to get camping sites then allow them to get 5 sites per family in which is wrong it should be one per camper and per person

Thank albert m
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We love to go to fish and play in the hills. Havent caught much lately but we have fun anyway. This park is fun with a boat or canoe.

Thank Timfulford
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Imatreke C
24 August 2017|
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Response from Bostonmamma | Reviewed this property |
Yes. $2.00 to fish, and a nominal fee per carload to enjoy the park. Don't miss seeing the Sacred hill.
Belinda W
14 January 2017|
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Response from nllatplay | Reviewed this property |
30 November 2016|
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Response from Lee Ann C | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The bath houses are centrally located and very clean!