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Flatwoods Wilderness Park

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Address: 14302 Morris Bridge Rd, Thonotosassa, FL 33592
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Located outside of downtown Tampa, this dog-friendly park offers hiking...

Located outside of downtown Tampa, this dog-friendly park offers hiking trails and a nine mile paved bike trail.

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Great trail for biking or walking

Excellent place for biking. Long, hilly runs and flat as well. Asphalted throughout. Some sections under water after heavy rains. Full of wildlife!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 February 2017
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Thonotosassa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seemed like a lovely park. My husband and two dogs went for a walk there on Tuesday. The weather was nice. The park was clean. My only complaint is the "trail map" is completely useless. My husband took a photo of the posted trail map and we had a paper copy of the map. At some point in our... More 

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Thonotosassa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Excellent place for biking. Long, hilly runs and flat as well. Asphalted throughout. Some sections under water after heavy rains. Full of wildlife!

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Fremont, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We found this great bike trail in the middle of nature. There are two main entrances. On off of Morris Bridge Rd and one off of Bruce B Downs. There is a $2 parking fee, which helps maintain the restrooms and water stations. It is well worth it to have facilities to use. The main loop is 7 miles long.... More 

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1 Thank Pat D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This park has a 8 Mile Asfault Trail along with a good nature Trail ...the nature Trail r not hard so almost. Can enjoy them .. The walking Trail was closed for repairs hopefully they will open soon. Hrs. 7am To. 8 pm

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1 Thank Herman S
NYC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

There's not too much to write up. It's a great place to bike or hike. The courtesy stations are clean and well-kept, and at a two-dollar fee (on the honor system) it's a great value.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is a biking and walking park. Nice hiking trails through the woods where you are likely to see deer and pigs. The paved trail runs from both entrances and provides great distance and lap oriented biking throughout the park. There are offroad trails as well. Walkers need to be aware and stay to the sides or at least move... More 

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Thank TampaTrips
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

This is a must for bikers. Lots on road for road biking and endless trails for mountain biking. Must much shade for road biking but still fulfills your need. Lots of wildlife and nature to enjoy.

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

I love going out here for bike rides. The paved part of the park is great for serious bikers and also for casual weekends riders like me. This past weekend we saw several deer, a bobcat, a couple alligators and lots of pretty birds. The paved loop is great since the park system provides water stations if you need it.... More 

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Thank Janna64
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Never realized the park was as large as it is. I decided to bike ride from the entrance on Fletcher Avenue. The "Main" trail paralleled I-75 and is not paved, but is very smooth. I crossed over the dam, and headed to the primary loop. After driving the loop, I reviewed the map a little closer and found a few... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

A really nice park to go for a walk or a bike ride. Many trails and paved areas to explore. I have spent many hours with friends and family exploring the park.

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