Upper Tampa Bay Regional Park
Upper Tampa Bay Regional Park is a 596 acre park on Double Branch Road off West Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa, Florida. The area was once inhabited by Tocobaga Indians (from approximately 900 A.D. until the 1500s) and they left mounds of shellfish. Canoe and kayak rentals are offered. The area is inhabited by redfish, snook, dolphins, manatees and otters, and includes the Double Branch Creek. There are observation decks, picnic shelters, a playground, nature center, and walking trails. The address is 8001 Double Branch Road and 2013 park hours were listed as 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- [An oasis of serenity] page 38 September 6, 2013Tampa Bay Times
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