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Upper Tampa Bay Park

8001 Double Branch Rd, Tampa, FL 33635-9657
+1 813-855-1765
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Fun Find !

A buddy of mine introduced me to this place and it is a hidden gem for sure. I had no idea this... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Land O Lakes, Florida
Upper crust place on the bay

One of the best parks in the area for hiking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, picnicking and pure... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Drew F
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“nature center” (11 reviews)
“fishing pier” (4 reviews)
“hiking trails” (2 reviews)
8001 Double Branch Rd, Tampa, FL 33635-9657
+1 813-855-1765
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

A buddy of mine introduced me to this place and it is a hidden gem for sure. I had no idea this place existed right off of Hillsborough Avenue. It was only $ 2.00 to enter the park and I rented a kayak for $...More

Thank Iegep
Reviewed 4 March 2017

One of the best parks in the area for hiking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, picnicking and pure natural beauty. The first field trip i took while attending TJHS. Bring the family and kids. Enjoy the top of the bay and its natural beauty. Lots of wildlife...More

Thank Drew F
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Recommended by a friend. Nice park. Nature center was informative. Park ranger very pleasant and helpful. Bathroom was clean. Pathways are nicely laid out and easy to traverse. Great nature viewing opportunities. Walkway along the water on two trails. $2 entry per car. Can rent...More

Thank msrbhall
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Located just off the Tampa Rd at Double Branch Rd the park is not signposted from the main road so not immediately easy to find. Entrance is $2 per car - you fill an envelope and retain the tear tag for display in windscreen. There...More

2  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This is a really nice though small Park. Beautiful location right by the river. You really feel like you are completely away from civilization.

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Spent the day at the Upper Bay Trail Park, which is located on the south side of Hillsborough Drive. Found the park just by turning down a road, looking for an inlet or channel to the Bay, what a surprise. There are hiking trails, short...More

1  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Someone posted 25.00 entry, not so. It's 25.00 to rent a canoe or kayak for 24 hours. We rented 3 for two adults and 3 kids. We had a great time! Easy for beginners. Wear sports sandles is you can. Some sand bars have shell...More

Thank Don L
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.

Thank KarolaRS
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...More

Thank ace2016
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.

Thank Jean C
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19 October 2016|
Response from ace2016 | Reviewed this property |
Upper Tampa Bay Park opens from Sunrise to Sunset, Have a great day.