Best Easy Day Hikes Tampa Bay

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Best Easy Day Hikes Tampa Bay

ISBN: 0-89732-328-9

With this book in hand – and willing feet — you can explore the greater Tampa Bay region. The Hillsborough River basin offers many hikes in a junglesque floodplain forest, as well as extensive vistas astride a tributary, Blackwater Creek. The Alafia River basin has hikes that travel along rocky streams and in rare oak and sand scrub environments. Little Manatee River State Park offers a remote watery loop. The urban areas of Pinellas County offer getaways too – namely Sawgrass Park and Lake Seminole Park, where you can enjoy some lakeside hiking and traversing boardwalks that take you over the water. No matter where you go, the trails in this book will enhance your outdoor experience and leave you appreciating the natural splendors of the greater Tampa Bay area. Enjoy.

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Best Hikes for River Lovers

Florida Trail at Hillsborough River State Park

Rapids Trail/Baynard Trail Loop

Alderman’s Ford Preserve Loop

Little Manatee State Park Hiking Trail

Best Hikes for Lake Lovers

Sawgrass Lake Park

Lake Seminole Loop

Lake Rogers Loop

Violet Cury Preserve Loop

Best Hikes for Ocean Lovers

Boy Scout Loop at Weedon Island

Weedon Island Double Boardwalk Loop

Island Trail at Caladesi Island State Park

Osprey Trail at Honeymoon Island State Park

Best Hikes for Children

Weedon Island Double Boardwalk Loop

Sawgrass Lake Park

Nature Trails at Upper Tampa Bay Park

Lettuce Lake Loop

Best Hikes for Dogs

Brooker Creek Headwaters Preserve

Blackwater Creek Nature Preserve

Balm Boyette Scrub Preserve Loop

Alafia Scrub Preserve Loop

Best Hikes for Nature Lovers

Weedon Island Double Boardwalk Loop

Nature Trails at Upper Tampa Bay Park

Brooker Creek Preserve Loop

Nature Trails at MorrisBridge Park