Dead River Conservation Park

Fishing Hiking Trail Biking

A majority of preserves and some parks are now open. Visit the COVID-19 Closures & Reopenings page for more info.

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Location and Hours


15098 Dead River Rd.
Thonotosassa, FL 33592


8 AM - 5:30 PM, Sunday - Saturday


(813) 987-6208

Entrance Fee

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


Park open to bicycle and foot traffic, no motorized vehicles

The park is available for walking and biking, but is closed to motorized vehicles due to road damage caused by flooding.


The wilderness at this remote park is ideal for nature enthusiasts. There’s a hiking trail alongside the Hillsborough River, and the woods and river offer opportunities to  fish, picnic, and view wildlife.

Read rules and expectations.


  • Barbecue Grills
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail
  • Restrooms