Alderman's Ford Nature Preserve

Bird Watching Fishing Equestrian Trails Hiking Trail

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Location and Hours


8911 Turkey Creek Rd.
Plant City, FL 33567


Sunrise to Sunset


(813) 672-7876

Entrance Fee



Hiking Spree card

Official Hiking Spree Location

Name of trail: Riverbend Trail
Miles: 3.5
Class: C (Primitive)
Rating: 3 (Strenuous)
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Learn More about the Hiking Spree

Alderman’s Ford Preserve is 985 acres that serves as a portion of the South Hillsborough Wildlife Corridor, and provides a connection between other publicly owned lands along the Alafia River.

Natural habitats within the site include:

  • bottomland forest
  • seepage slopes
  • creeks
  • xeric hammock
  • remnant sandhill
  • pine flatwoods

Listed animal species, including Sherman’s fox squirrel, sandhill crane, and gopher tortoise are also known to be residents on the site.

Trail Map


  • Bird Watching
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail
  • Pets Allowed