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Alafia River State Park is located in southeastern Hillsborough County, about 30 miles southeast of Tampa. It consists of 6,312 acres. Recreational opportunities include camping, fishing, canoeing, and picnicking. A network of 40 miles of trails offer horseback riding, hiking, and some of the best off-road/mountain bicycling in the state. Seasonally Alafia River State Park offers bicycle races. This park is open 365 days a year.
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Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing
  • Accessible Hiking Trails
  • Accessible Picnic Area
  • Accessible Pit Restroom
  • Ada Accessible Restroom
  • Bank Fishing
  • Barrier-Free Facilities
  • Bbq Grill
  • Benches
  • Bike Riding
  • Bike Trail
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Trailer Park Lot
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campground Host
  • Canoeing
  • Covered Group Structure
  • Dump Station
  • Dumpstation
  • Equestrian Area
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Fishing
  • Flushing Toilet
  • Grills
  • Group Picnic Shelters
  • Group Shelter
  • Guided Interpretive Hikes
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Hitch Racks
  • Hitching Rails
  • Horse Camp Facility
  • Horse Trail
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hot Showers
  • Information Station
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Interpretive Sites
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Iron Ranger
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Lake Front Sites
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Programs
  • Nature Trails
  • Nature Viewing Area
  • Parking
  • Paved Accessible Site
  • Paved Roads
  • Pavilion
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Pressurized Water
  • Programs
  • Restroom
  • River Access
  • Rv Park
  • Safety Program
  • Scenery
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Special Event Area
  • Star Gazing
  • Swings
  • Table
  • Trailer Parking
  • Trailhead
  • Trails
  • Water Faucets
  • Wilderness Area
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Baseball Field
  • Firewood
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Boating
Alerts and Important Information
  • The park gates close at sunset. If you plan to arrive late please contact the park prior to 5 PM on the day of your arrival.
  • Check in time can be anytime after the park opens that a site is available.In some cases, campers may need to wait until 1pm for previous campers check out time.
  • Pets are welcome overnight in all the camping parks. Pet rules apply.
  • Domestic breeds of dogs, except guide or signal dogs or animals trained to assist individuals with a disability, cats, fur-bearing animals, birds and reptiles are not allowed in food-service areas, cabins or cabin areas, primitive campgrounds, beaches where bathing and swimming are permitted, either land and water portions, park buildings, playgrounds, and areas designated by park management. Captive wild species, whether native or non- native, and barnyard animals, except horses, are not allowed.
  • Pets must be well behaved at all times and confined in the owner's camping unit during quiet hours. Unconfined pets may not be left unattended for more than 30 minutes and must be on a leash no more than 6 feet long. Please do not tie pets to park vegetation, natural or manmade structures or facilities. Pet owners must pick up after their pets and properly dispose of all droppings in trash receptacles.
  • Horse owners and users will be asked to show their certificate of a current negative Coggins Test for all horses entering the park.
  • A pet that is noisy, disturbing, intimidating or dangerous to other people or pets, or which damages park resources, will not be allowed to remain in the park.
No one younger than 18 may camp overnight unless accompanied by a responsible adult, who will remain onsite for the period rented.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
27.78, -82.14444
27°46'48"N, 82°8'40"W

Alafia River State Park is located in southeastern Hillsbourough County, about 30 miles southeast of Tampa. Access to the park is gained from County Road 39, between County Road 640 and County Road 672.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

14326 S.COUNTY ROAD 39
LITHIA  FL  33547

Phone Number:

Information:  (813)672-5132