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Hillsborough River State Park

Saturdays: 2 PM & 4 PM - Sundays 11 AM

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Hillsborough River State Park

Saturday Evenings -- TBA

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Hillsborough River State Park

Third Saturday of each Month

Are you fit as a fiddle? Are you adventurous, but you dont know what youre going to do the third Saturday of each month? Consider spending your time as an outdoor volunteer. Hillsborough River State Park has several volunteer opportunities waiting for individuals wanting to give back to the environment and devote some free time in order to be in the great outdoors.

3rd Saturday (TBA) To Be Announced Projects:

River cleanups
Trail cleanups
Invasive plant removals
General maintenance
Resource management (Restoration)

Skills Needed:

Flexible and positive attitude
Must like people
Willingness to do a variety of outdoor jobs
Organizational skills
Work independently
Basic map reading
Suggested items for outdoor activities (Hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, water, gloves, long pants and proper footwear.)

These special (TBA) projects are available on every third Saturday of the month.

Upon arrival to the State Park:
Notify the staff at the Ranger Station that you're supporting the Service Day and receive directions.
Meet at parking lot # 1
Start time: 8:30 am
Ending time: 11:30 am
Stay and play for the day upon completion of the program.
A completed Florida State Park Volunteer Agreement will be necessary for participation in this program. (Please click here for a printable volunteer agreement and bring with you upon arrival.) Volunteer Application

Minor Supervision: Due to the vulnerability of young workers, and especially those under school-leaving age, adequate supervision must be provided at all times. A parent/guardian needs to remain with any individuals under the age of 18 years of age.

For more information, contact Park Services Specialist Brett Gormon at 813-987-6870 or

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