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Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Mist

Categories: Attraction, Park

Features: City parks, Kid-friendly, Sprayground

Admission: Free

More in this neighborhood: Downtown Tampa

While not true spraygrounds, there are two interactive fountains in the new Curtis Hixon park: the Louver Fountain on the east side of the park along Ashley Drive and the Mist Fountain on the west side the park along the Riverwalk. The park's playground features an interactive NEOS 360 Ring, which combines video games with aerobic exercise and is the first of its kind in the southeast United States.

The eight-acre Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park sits on the banks of the Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa. Amenities include the Great Lawn with flexible perimeter seating to accommodate a wide range of programming and performances, a dog run, trails, a kiosk with restrooms and a Pavilion building with restrooms. A section of the Riverwalk runs through the park connecting the David Straz Performing Arts Center to the Glazer Children's Museum and the Tampa Museum of Art.

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Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Mist - Downtown Tampa