Welcome to Hillsborough River State Park, where history and nature come together in a few fantastic ways. Our history goes back to the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936, when they stumbled on this piece of land that hid away one of the only Class II rapids in the state. The park opened in 1938, after the Corps’ foresight to protect this rare feature, showcasing it to millions of visitors...
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Due to the ongoing rain throughout this past week and another 5 inches expected according to the local weather report, the campgrounds are extremely flooded. The trails are open however they are muddy and full of thirsty mosquiteos so bring good shoes and bug spray. The pool will be open between the thunder and lightning so plan on making it a wet day.
!Seasonal Fort Foster Tours
Tours of Historic Fort Foster are currently being offered the third Saturday of each month at 11:00 am. Tickets must be purchased at the ranger station before the tour and are $2.00 per person. For larger groups reservations can be made and accommodations may be possible for separate tours.