Veterans Memorial Park & Museum
Location and Hours
Daily: 7 AM to 5 PM
Veterans Resource Center
Mon. - Fri.: 8 AM to 4:30 PM
Park & Museum Holiday Closures and Hours Changes
Thanksgiving Day (Closed)
Christmas Eve (7 AM to 3 PM)
Christmas Day (Closed)
- Consumer & Veteran Services staff are available by phone at (813) 635-8316, Monday - Friday 8 AM to 4:30 PM
Hiking Spree Location
Name of trail: Memorial Trail
Class: A - All purpose
Rating: 1 - Easy
Attributes: Pet friendly
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Hiking Spree Info
The Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park and Rear Admiral Leroy Collins, Jr, Veterans Museum was established to provide a centralized location to which all citizens and visitors could memorialize and honor the Veterans of all eras.
The park also serves as a grounds for regional ceremonies on Veterans Day, Memorial Day, and Patriot Day; along with a variety of organized events. It has a reputation as a well-designed location for reading, reflection, meditation, picnicking, gathering as a family, or walking/jogging it’s many paths, and has fitness stations along the trail of the Bypass Canal. Learn more about volunteering at the museum.
The Veterans Resource Center is also located on the grounds of the park in building 3610 and offers services for Veterans.
Watch Stitches of Duty video, filmed at the memorial park.
The park's 14 war memorials currently include:
- World War I
- World War II
- Spanish American
- Fallen Heroes
- Committed Forces
Check out park and museum highlight aerial videos.
Special events and shelters
- Military groups requesting to hold a special event must complete an application and receive approval
- Veterans Memorial Park does not rent out green space or park shelters. Information on picnic shelter rentals can be found on the Rent Picnic Shelters & Meeting Rooms page.
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- Fitness Trails
- Walking Trails