17302 N Dale Mabry Highway, Lutz, FL 33548
This 589-acre park is a sanctuary for birds and wildlife, and features five lakes, cypress swamps, pine flatwoods and hardwood hammocks.
Lake Park is also home to an archery range, a BMX bicycle track, two equestrian arenas and a radio-controlled car track (see photo), making it one of Hillsborough County’s most unique regional parks. These facilities are open to the public except during races, events and tournaments.
Wildlife viewing can be enjoyed on the exercise trail or the two-mile scenic hiking trails. Lake Park also offers jogging paths, picnic pavilions with furnished grills, picnic tables, playgrounds, and primitive camping.
Entry is $2 per vehicle carrying up to eight people and $1 for each additional person.
Lake Park is a joint venture between Hillsborough County and the City of St. Petersburg.