Annual hiking spree returns to Hillsborough County – FOX 13 Tampa

Annual hiking spree returns to Hillsborough County – FOX 13 Tampa

November 19, 2022 0 By

Take a hike in Hillsborough County

Photojournalist Mike Hughes.

With temperatures dropping, Hillsborough County is hoping residents Might want to take a hike. 

The county’s annual mountaineering spree runs from November by way of March.

“We decide trails That are In any respect the preserves, parks and rec facilities and put them collectively on An inventory,” said Ashley Martin with Hillsborough County conservation/environmental lands administration. “We additionally companion with A pair of state parks Yearly. That method everyone will get All Sorts of trails To choose from For his or her mountaineering spree.”

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The mountaineering spree is a collaboration between the county’s conservation division and its parks and rec division and has 25 trails to stroll.  

The mountaineering spree is a collaboration between the county’s conservation division and its parks and rec division and has 25 trails to stroll.

“We now have so many parks and preserves and actually good trails And probably The biggest strategies to get people On the market’s to say, ‘Hey, Do You’d like to hike this trail, you’re going to get a patch.’ It will get them to go discover extra and get out,” Martin said.

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Anyone who hikes eight of The paths can acquire a patch a medallion and a canine bandana Do You’d like tor 4-legged good friend joined you on The journey. Hikers report their strolls using The respect system.

Hikers who full eight trails will acquire a particular badge. 

“I really feel it’s simply one factor We will do and simply get amethod from on A daily basis life and simply see The Fantastic factor about life,” said Daniel Norris, who has been on the mountaineering spree for the previous eight years. 

He even met his spouse On the Westchase recreation center And she or he started mountaineering with him. 

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“We simply take pleasure in going out mountaineering and seeing the fullly different nature,” he said. 

Daniel Norris take pleasure ins mountaineering Together with his spouse and canine. 

The mountaineering spree provides and A,B, and C trails, permitting for hikers Of numerous talents To revenue from The paths.

The mountaineering spree has been Occurring since 2016 and for The primary time, the lineup consists of Egmont key state park, which Is merely accessible by water and Ybor Metropolis Museum State Park which hyperlinks to the Ybor Metropolis historic trail.
 

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