Edward Medard Park

Boat Ramp Canoe Rentals Camping Disc Golf

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Location and Hours

Location

6140 Edward Medard Parkway
Plant City, FL 33567

Hours

Spring/Summer: 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Fall/Winter: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Contact

(813) 757-3802

Entrance Fee

$2 per vehicle. Up to 8 people per vehicle. Camping, rentals and boat ramp access extra.

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About

Originally called Pleasant Grove Park and Reservoir, Edward Medard Park underwent many transformations before it was donated to The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) in 1969 by a mining company. In 1972, Hillsborough County signed an agreement with the District to develop the site as one of the County’s largest regional parks.

Among its main attractions is a 700-acre reservoir used for canoeing, boating, and catch and release fishing. Also included is a 3-mile trail that offers equestrians, hikers, and bird watchers a pleasant trip through pine flatwoods and hardwood hammocks.

The park also has a disc golf course for those Frisbee enthusiasts who want to enhance their disc-throwing skills, while the beach volleyball court provides the players a scenic view of the sunset. Edward Medard Park also offers picnic shelters, a boardwalk, a playground for the kids, and an observation platform overlooking the reservoir.

Campers can stay overnight at one of the 40 first-come, first-serve campsites that accommodate both RV and tent camping, including two youth group sites. All campsites have a picnic table, electricity, a fire ring, and water. Public restrooms with showers and an RV dump station are also available.

Amenities

  • Barbecue Grills
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boardwalk
  • Boat Ramp
  • Camping
  • Canoe Rentals
  • Disc Golf
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Fishing
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Hiking Trail
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Walking Trails

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