Canoe rentals available at Alderman's Ford park in Lithia
Hillsborough County has extended its canoe rental service to Alderman's Ford Regional Park in Lithia. Visitors to the park, 9625 Canoe Launch Loop in Lithia, can paddle on the Alafia River for four hours for $25. They will also have to pay an entry fee of $2 per vehicle for up to eight people, and $1 for each additional person. The park also offers several picnic areas, pedestrian/bicycle loop path, and boardwalk and foot bridges. Other county parks that offer canoe rentals include:Visitors wanting to rent a canoe or kayak must be 18 years old, and need to fill out a liability release and rental agreement. For additional information, call the county parks, recreation and conservation department at (813) 757-3801.