Dead River Conservation Park

Camping Fishing Hiking Trail

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Location and Hours


15098 Dead River Rd.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592


8 AM - 5:30 PM, Sunday - Saturday


(813) 987-6210

Entrance Fee

$2 per vehicle. Up to 8 people per vehicle.


Morris Bridge offers approximately 100 yards of trails from the I-75 Fletcher Avenue off ramp, east on Morris Bridge Road. Dead River is situated at the confluence of Dead River and the Hillsborough River. Nature lovers appreciate a scenic two-mile trail alongside the Hillsborough River. We offer primitive group camping at this wilderness park location.

Vehicle access restricted

  • Monday - Thursday the park is only open to pedestrian traffic
  • Friday - Sunday the park is open to vehicle traffic


  • Barbecue Grills
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Walking Trails


Due to damage caused by Hurricane Irma, the park is temporarily closed. For more information and updates, please call our administrative office at (813) 987-6240.