Second Saturday Paddle

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Hillsborough River State Park

Take a leisurely 90 minute paddle down the Hillsborough River and learn about the natural history and communities that make the Hillsborough River watershed so unique and important. This volunteer-led tour will be enjoyable for individuals, families and groups.

The focus changes for each month's tour. Themes will be:

  • The human and natural history of the Hillsborough River
  • Photography
  • Adaptive paddling; as well as
  • Project days to remove invasive exotic plants and river clean-up.

You can bring your own kayak or canoe or rent one from the park's concession.

We have a limited amount of kayaks (tandem and single) available for reservation without charge. Reservations are recommended! We ask that paddlers "Sign Up" through Sign Up Genius to reserve a kayak.



Regular park admission fees apply.  If all kayaks are reserved and/or you do not have your own, canoes and a limited number of kayaks are available for rent through the park's concession.   

Event Time: 

Repeats every month on February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the second Saturday 11 times.
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 8:45am EST
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 8:45am EST
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 8:45am EST
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 8:45am EDT
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 8:45am EDT
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:45am EDT
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 8:45am EDT
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:45am EDT
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 8:45am EDT
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 8:45am EDT
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:45am EST

Contact Info: 

Email: Park Services Specialist, Alex Kinder, at:

Additional Information: