Camping in Hillsborough County


You don't have to go far to sleep under the stars. Hillsborough County has numerous camping opportunities, ranging from RV and tent camping with amenities, to youth group camping. Want to really get away? Primitive, remote camping sites are available at select sites. Find your camping style and enjoy!


Amenity camping

Features: Potable water, electric, picnic tables and fire pits on every site. Additionally, all the sites are conveniently located within feet of clean restrooms and showers with hot water.

Cost:

  • Regular rate - $24 per night, up to 8 people with 1 RV/trailer or 2 tents
  • Adult 55+ discount rate - $18 per night for adult 55 or older (site must be registered in the name of the person qualified for the discounted rate. Person registering campsite must be present for all nights)
  • Adult 65+ and resident discount rate - $12 per night for adult 65 or older who is also a resident of Hillsborough County (site must be registered in the name of the person qualified for the discounted rate. Person registering campsite must be present for all nights)

How to reserve: All sites are first come, first serve. Call the park to learn more and check availability.

Locations:

  • E.G. Simmons Conservation Park (813) 671-7655 
    • 103 campsites
    • All sites offer 30 amp service, 55 sites also offer 50 amp service
    • 99 sites are 30 feet or longer, 4 sites are under 30 feet
  • Edward Medard Conservation Park (813) 757-3802
    • 42 campsites
    • All sites offer 30 amp service, 14 sites also offer 50 amp service
    • Sites range from 30 feet in length to 60 feet, with most between 32 - 55 feet
  • Lithia Springs Conservation Park (813) 744-5572
    • 45 campsites
    • All sites offer 30 amp service, 15 sites also offer 50 amp service
    • Sites range from 14 feet. in length to over 100 feet, with most sites between 40 - 80 feet

Youth group camping 

Features: Sites range in size and can accommodate groups as small as 12 to as large as 50. Youth group sites usually have potable water, picnic tables, and fire pits. They are also usually close to clean restrooms and showers.

Cost: $2 per person, per night. Minimum of 12 people. Reservations are required.

How to reserve: Call the park to learn more and book your site. Must provide proof that you are affiliated with an organized youth group.

Locations:

Primitive camping 

Features: These sites, have no water, no electric and require you to hike in all of your supplies.

Cost: $2 per person. Maximum of 8 people.

How to reserve: Reservations are required. Call to reserve your spot or learn more.

Locations:

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