Florida

Discover the Real Florida at Hillsborough River State Park

Discover the Real Florida at Hillsborough River State Park

If you’re looking for a hike in “the real Florida,” look no further than Hillsborough River State Park. The hiking trails skirt the edge of the Hillsborough River, a waterway born from the fresh water springs of Crystal River and the boggy marshlands of the Green Swamp.

Sunday Morning Hike on Panther Point Trail

Sunday Morning Hike on Panther Point Trail

Panther Point Trail at Marshall Hampton Reserve is one of Polk County’s hidden gems. Located just across Lake Hancock from Circle B Bar Reserve, this park offers a similar hiking experience with far less crowds. Another plus is that it opens at 6am so you can hike the...

Se7en Wetlands: Lakeland’s Newest Park

Se7en Wetlands: Lakeland’s Newest Park

Leave it to our awesome city to turn a water treatment center into a beautiful park for all of us to enjoy! Se7en Wetlands is Lakeland’s newest park located on the south side of town near Mulberry. The Grand Opening on April 14th was a wonderful celebration of the...