Lettuce Lake Regional Park
Type: Attractions, Outdoor Activities, Parks, Recreational Facilities
Lettuce Lake Regional Park is located along the Hillsborough River about half an hour north of downtown Tampa. The river at this point is in its natural state, untouched by houses and development... Read More
Lettuce Lake Regional Park is located along the Hillsborough River about half an hour north of downtown Tampa. The river at this point is in its natural state, untouched by houses and development giving visitors a chance to experience natural Florida at its best. The park features 240 acres of wooded picnic areas, a playground and a paved path for bikes and joggers complete with a fitness course. A haven for nature lover lovers and bird watchers, the park features an amazing 3,500-foot boardwalk and observation tower where visitors can view a variety of wildlife. Visit the interpretive center for exhibits on the local birds, vegetation, and animals. Saturday and Sunday morning, the park features a free guided nature walk. You can also explore the river by canoe and kayak as the park features a boat launch and rentals. There is a nominal charge of $2 per car.
Hours:Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.
Entry Per Vehicle $2
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: Ok, it's $2, but that's for a car-full! Visitors can enjoy the natural beauty and wildlife of Lettuce Lake from the 3,500-foot boardwalk.
- Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Lettuce Lake Park features several ways to enjoy Florida's beautiful natural landscape including an extensive boardwalk, observation tower and canoe/kayak rentals.
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Quiet and secluded, couples can stroll the lakeside boardwalk and admire the unspoiled natural beauty and abundant wildlife.