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Posted December 20, 2017 | 11:42 AM

Nature Beckons Get Outside

You don't have to travel far to enjoy camping in natural Florida

It's camping season in Hillsborough County.

Warm days and cool nights are ideal for spending time outdoors, and camping is a great way to experience nature's splendors. Hillsborough County has a variety of campgrounds, ranging from those with ample facilities to primitive sites with no amenities.

There's even a Camping 101 class that teaches basic skills - finding a campsite, setting up a tent, and building a safe fire - to those new to camping.

Pick a campground suited to your skills and interests, watch the weather, and get outside. Fall, winter, and spring in Hillsborough County provide some of the best camping anywhere.

Camping is among dozens of activities offered by Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation, which has a wide variety of programs and facilities for residents and guests.