Hillsborough County will reopen more parks and boat ramps next week

The county says residents must still obey social distancing guidelines and wear face masks.

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click to enlarge Lake Rogers Conservation Park - Photo via Hillsborough County
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Lake Rogers Conservation Park


Following Memorial Day weekend, Hillsborough County will reopen more local parks and boat ramps.

Starting Tuesday, May 26, the county will reopen most of the remaining trails and nature preserves that were previously closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

According to the county, the following sites will reopen: 

  • Lake Rogers Conservation Park, 9010 N. Mobley Rd., Odessa

  • Lake Park (hiking and equestrian trails only), 17302 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Lutz

  • Northdale-Lake Park Trail, 15550 Spring Pine Dr., Tampa

  • Edward Medard Conservation Park (boat ramp only), 6140 Turkey Creek Rd., Plant City

  • Sydney-Dover Trails Conservation Park, 536 N. Dover Rd., Dover

  • Dead River Conservation Park (walk-in/bike-in only), 15098 Dead River Rd., Thonotosassa

  • Harney Park Boat Ramp, 7115 N. U.S. Hwy 301, Tampa

The county says residents must still obey social distancing guidelines and wear face masks, and also stated that many facilities like bathrooms and playgrounds will remain closed. 

Today’s announcement comes a couple weeks after Hillsborough County reopened a large portion of local parks and trails. 

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Colin Wolf

Colin Wolf has been working with weekly newspapers since 2007 and has been the Digital Editor for Creative Loafing Tampa since 2019. He is also the Director of Digital Content Strategy for CL's parent company, Euclid Media Group.
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