Lettuce Lake Regional Park, Tampa, Florida
Nestled in the natural floodplain of the Hillsborough River, Lettuce Lake Regional Park is a 240-acre parkland that offers a range of outdoor recreational activities for the public to enjoy. The Park was founded in 1982 and features a wealth of wooded picnic areas, playgrounds for children cycling paths and walking/jogging trails, and a complete fitness course.
The Park is also an important educational resource, with a modern interpretative center boasting a range of exhibits and displays, an observation tower and a lovely boardwalk for wildlife viewing and birdwatching.
Visitors can enjoy ranger-led guided tours of the Park who will share their knowledge of the surrounding ecosystems and environment, as well as Park Ranger Nature Educational Programs for children and adults.