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We keep it simple- just show up and have fun on Saturday or Sunday ( Weekend only) day hikes with us. Great 5 to 9 mile hikes on local nature trails and urban paths. Come and enjoy the outdoors, get some fresh air, stay in shape and meet other hikers. New to hiking or MeetUp ? - Check our "past" trips on this site for photos of our hikes! Hikes may be followed by lunch at local casual food establishment.

If you sign up for this event understand all Meetups and this event are participate at your own risk. These events are run by volunteers so say thank you if you like the events.

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Upcoming events (4)

Hike Tampa Riverwalk and Davis Island 4 mile hike

This is a short trip to check out and see the Tampa Riverwalk and experience the Tampa that locals enjoy. See photos. You can park in downtown Davis Island on the side streets on Davis Island and meet us in front of the Davis Island 7-11 ( as a courtesy please dont park in 7-11 parking lot for 3 hours!) see 7-11 address above. We depart at 9: 30 am sharp so please allow 10 minutes to park on street, get a Slurpee or coffee and be ready to hike! We will walk off Davis Island, up the Riverwalk to Curtis Hixon Park and return back to where we started at Davis Island 7-11 by 12 pm. This is a short fun hike. Bring hat, 1 liter of water, sunscreen, snack and your good attitude. Please don’t sign up if you do not intend to stay with group and finish at 12 pm with group. Optional lunch afterward at Margaritas Mexican, 209 E Davis Blvd. Located near the 7-11 where we started. Notice: If you sign up for this event understand all Meetups and this event are participate at your own risk. These events are run by volunteers so say thank you if you like the events.

Fathers Day Weekend 8 mile Flatwoods Nature Hike

10391 Flatwoods Park Trail

If you are a father or know a dad this Saturday pre fathers day 8 mile hike is for you! We will hike on paved nature trail in the woods close to Tampa. Lets meet in the Flatwoods Morris Bridge ( not the other BBD entrance!) parking lot and depart for trail at 8am sharp to beat the heat. Allow 30-40 min drive from downtown Tampa. Paved trail is shared sometimes with bikes. It can be hot and humid so bring your good attitude, hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, small snack, and at least 1 liter of water. FYI State Park has a restroom and water at entrance as we pass at beginning of trail. Park has $2 cash fee for parking. This hike will keep a 22 - 25 minute mile pace good for beginners so please don’t sign up if this is too slow. Please RSVP early so others know there will be a full group. Note : There are 2 Flatwoods park entrances - We will meet at MORRIS BRIDGE PARK ENTRANCE! Notice: If you sign up for this event understand all Meetups and this event are participate at your own risk. These events are run by volunteers so say thank you if you like the events.

Moon Walk 50 year anniversary celebration 6 mile hike

We cant walk on the moon but we can take a riverwalk. We can all raise a Slurpee and toast and celebrate the July 20,[masked] year moon walk anniversary, not by walking 240,000 miles to the moon on July 20th but with a 6 mile Tampa Riverwalk. Can you still see the original flag Neil Armstrong left on the moon? ( Yes! - Google it) I dont know- but for sure this short hike will check out and see the Tampa Riverwalk and experience the Tampa downtown that locals enjoy. See photos. You can park in downtown Davis Island area or on the side streets on Davis Island and meet us in front of the Davis Island 7-11 ( as a courtesy please dont park in 7-11 parking lot for 2 1/2 hours!) see 7-11 address above. We depart at 8: 30 am sharp to beat the July heat so please allow 10 minutes to park on street, get a Slurpee or coffee and be ready to hike! We will walk off Davis Island, up the Riverwalk to Curtis Hixon Park and return back to where we started at Davis Island 7-11 by 12 pm. This is a short fun hike. Bring hat, 1 liter of water, sunscreen, snack and your good attitude. Please don’t sign up if you do not intend to stay with group and finish at 12 pm with group. Optional lunch afterward ( TBA) in Downtown Davis Island, located near the 7-11 where we started. Notice: If you sign up for this event understand all Meetups and this event are participate at your own risk. These events are run by volunteers so say thank you if you like the events.

Woodstock Concert 50 Year Anniversary 6 mile Tampa Riverwalk Hike

It was 50 years ago Max Yasgur allowed "half a million kids" to use his farm land for a concert that organizers billed as 3 days of fun and music. Wear your tie die T-shirt and hike with us as we celebrate the 50 year Woodstock Concert anniversary - not with a hike to Yasgurs farm but with a 6 mile Tampa Riverwalk. Music legends of Woodstock Jimmie Hendrix and Janis Joplin are no longer with us but we will “ rock on and hike on” and celebrate the 50 year anniversary of Woodstock Concert. See photos. You can park in downtown Davis Island area or on the side streets ( Channel Drive has unlimited parking) of Davis Island and meet us in front of the Davis Island 7-11 ( as a courtesy please dont park in 7-11 parking lot for 2 1/2 hours!) see 7-11 address above. We depart at 9 am sharp to beat the August heat so please allow 10 minutes to park on street, get a Slurpee or coffee and be ready to hike! We will walk off Davis Island, up the Riverwalk to and through downtown Tampa and return back to where we started at Davis Island 7-11 by 12 pm. This is a short fun hike. Bring hat, 1 liter of water, sunscreen, snack and your good attitude. Please don’t sign up if you do not intend to stay with group and finish at 12 pm with group. Optional lunch afterward ( TBA) in Downtown Davis Island, located near the 7-11 where we started. If you sign up for this event understand Meetups and this event are participate at your own risk. These events are run by volunteers.

Past events (5)

Lower Green Swamp Nature Preserve 6 mile hike

Lower Green Swamp Preserve

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