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Lettuce Lake Regional Park

#6 of 198 things to do in Tampa Features Animals
6920 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33637-0930
+1 813-987-6204
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Nice place to run.

Was staying in hotel just down the street and was looking for a good place to run. Discovered... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wade B
May be my favorite park in the Tampa area

What a beautiful and relaxing place to go. There is a fair amount of shade, multiple parking lots... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Deb B
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Lettuce Lake Park opened in 1982 and quickly became a hub of activities. The 240-acre site offers something for everyone. Wooded picnic areas and a playground are family favorites. A 1.25 mile bicycle path/jogging trail, complete with a fitness course, meander through the park. Lettuce Lake is also a haven to study nature. An interpretive center, featuring exhibits, leads to a 3,500-foot boardwalk and an observation tower where visitors can view an extensive variety of wildlife. Canoes and kayaks are available for rent to visitors to experience a wholenew side of the Park.
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6920 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33637-0930
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was staying in hotel just down the street and was looking for a good place to run. Discovered Lettuce Lake Park - had to pay the $2 fee to enter and park, but they have a really nice paved walking/jogging trail that is 1.25 miles...More

Thank Wade B
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a beautiful and relaxing place to go. There is a fair amount of shade, multiple parking lots, playgrounds, and bathroom facilities. There are also pavilions with grills - perfect for hanging out for a BBQ with family and friends. There is also an extensive...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice park for playing ball, have a playground area and several picnic pavilions. On the boardwalk that goes along the Hillsborough river you can. Sometimes see alligators, turtles and of course snakes occasionally. You can climb the tower to get a better view of river...More

2  Thank Betty D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment you turn from Fletcher Avenue onto the meandering drive into this park, you are in a peaceful, natural place that is well travelled, yet undisturbed. Parking and facilities are clean and convenient. Covered picnic areas are well placed. The boardwalk is a...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park with lots of wildlife. Very clean and well maintained. Staff is very friendly. Boardwalks allow remote access and still preserves the nature around you. Wonderful place to take the family.

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice small park which does have a kayak/canoe ramp and clean bathrooms. It does cost $5 to enter/park and only cash. No good fishing spot due to the boardwalk is far from the edge which is full of grasses. It is a...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many trails to explore at Lettuce Lake. And the boardwalk is a very leisurely, peaceful walk. It is very slippery after the rains, so watch your step! The facilities are good, very clean. The interactive education building has a really neat exhibit...More

Thank SBC75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well-kept and loaded with classic outdoor picnic-in-the-park activities for families or couples. Nothing not to like BUT: I don't recommend from May to October as it's too hot and buggy (this is Florida, not a New England lake location). There is never swimming here--the river...More

1  Thank WCoastFLman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love going here and just enjoying the outdoors. Take a walk on the Boardwalk, enjoy the scenery and look and listen for animals & birds. Nice picnic tables & restrooms.

Thank mommyrice3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this park after searching online for a nice place to walk. There is a $2 Carload fee to get into park. Winding road takes you past little picnic shelters and then to the visitor center. There are boardwalks, gravel paths and paved walking...More

Thank Jessica L
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SeminoleVators
29 March 2017|
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Response from Harry H | Reviewed this property |
There is a nature center there but I don't think they sell post cards there.
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owler2016
22 March 2017|
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Response from Harry H | Reviewed this property |
When you take the boardwalk, at the beginning, go to the right. When you come to the next split, do not take the right hand split, just keep going straight and follow the boardwalk until you get to the fishing pier at the... More
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Norma L
5 March 2017|
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Response from berner516 | Reviewed this property |
No, not allowed as far as I know.
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