Thank you for signing up for our event, we are looking forward to seeing you. If you have any question, email HikeItFlorida@outlook.com.
Try to refrain from posting questions on the Facebook page on the day of the event as we may not see them in time to get back to you.
For your event, entry to the park is paid for by Hike It Florida. You will need to print the Park Entry Pass to gain free admission to the park. If you don’t give the Ranger this pass, they will charge you the park admission.
Hillsborough River State Park is located 9 miles north of Tampa and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills on US Highway 301. From I-75, Southbound from Ocala take the SR 54. Exit #279 east to Hwy 301, travel South for 6 miles, and the park will be on your right-hand side. From I-75, Northbound from Tampa take the Fowler Ave. Exit #265 east to Hwy 301, travel North for 9 miles, and the park will be on your left-hand side. From I-4, West bound take Exit 10 go north on CR 579 to US 301, follow the signs and go North 7 miles the park will be on your left-hand side. From I-4, East bound take Exit 7 (be careful of the merges) and go North on US 301 for 14 miles, the park will be on your left-hand side.
We will be meeting in parking area #2 at the time listed on the Facebook Event. Please plan on arriving early or on time.
Here is a suggested list of items to bring:
- Change of shoes for after the hike (in case of water on the trail)
- Drinking water in reusable bottle or hydration pack
- Sturdy hiking shoes
- Sun Protection
- Walking stick or hiking poles
- Bug spray recommended
- Please apply bug spray before you join the group
Please contact us via cell phone or text message at (941) 539-1336 if you are running late.