Park's Hours and Fees

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Hillsborough River State Park

Hours:

The park is open from 8 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year.

For concession hours of operation, please contact: (813) 986-3322, or visit their webpage.

All hours are subject to change, weather permitting

Fees:

Admission

  • $6 per vehicle, limit 2-8 people per vehicle.
  • $4 for single occupant vehicle.
  • $2 for pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
  • $60 per bus load of people or $2 per person, whichever is less.

Camping

  • $24 per night, plus tax, plus a non-refundable $6.70 reservation fee. Fee includes water and electricity.

Florida residents who are 65 years of age or older or who hold a social security disability award certificate or a 100 percent disability award certificate from the Federal Government are permitted to receive a 50 percent discount on current base campsite fees. Proof of eligibility is required.

Organized Youth or Adult Group Camping

  • $1 - Youths
  • $5 - Adults

Deposit of $20, plus tax, is required at the time of reservation. (Credited toward total amount on the day of arrival.)

Primitive Camping

  • $5 Per person/per night.

Recreation Hall Pavilion Rental

  • $200, plus tax.
  • Add $50, plus tax: After hours (until 10pm).
  • $27 per hour: After hours security personnel / minimum of 3 hours.
  • $100 cleaning deposit (returned once facility is reviewed by park staff).

Pavilions

  • $60 or $90, plus tax - Seven pavilions are available to rent.
  • $50 cleaning deposit (returned once facility is reviewed by park staff).

Fort Foster Historic Site Guided Tours

  • $2 per person, 13 years and older
  • $1 for children ages 6 to 12
  • Children 5 years and younger are free.

Hillsborough Park Café Rentals

For additional information regarding hours and rates, please contact the Café directly at:  (813) 986-3322, or visit their webpage.

Canoes and Kayaks

Canoe rentals

  • minimum of two hours for $25 per canoe, plus tax.
  • Three hours for $35, plus tax.
  • Four hours $40, plus tax.
  • All day $50, plus tax.

Kayaks

  • $15 an hour, plus tax.

Bikes

Regular bikes

  • $10 an hour, plus tax.
  • 1/2 day rental $20, plus tax.
  • All day $25, plus tax.

Surreys

  • 2 person Surreys are $20, plus tax an hour.
  • 4 person Surreys are $30, plus tax an hour.

Golf Carts are Available Daily

Participants must be 18 years or older and hold a valid drivers License.  A credit card deposit is required.

  • 4 Person Golf Cart is $35 for two hours, $50 for four hours, or $75 per day, plus tax.
  • 6 Person Golf Cart is $45 for two hours, $60 for four hours, or $90 per day, plus tax.