Map of Alston Tract
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About Alston Tract

(See Upper Hillsborough Preserve for overall information.)

Recreational Opportunities

Bicycling

  • Approximately 16 miles of multiuse trails.
  • Bicyclists are required to stay on designated or marked trails.
  • Florida law requires bicyclists under 16 to wear helmets.

Camping

  • Equestrian and primitive campsites.
  • Sites have picnic tables, fire rings and/or grills.
  • A free reservation is required and must be displayed or available at campground.

Equestrian Use

  • Approximately 16 miles of multiuse trails.
  • Riders are required to stay on designated or marked trails.
  • Horse-drawn buggy riding requires a free day-use reservation for buggy access behind locked gate.
  • Each rider must carry proof of horse‚Äôs current negative Coggins test.
  • Florida law requires equestrians under 16 to wear helmets.

Hiking

  • Approximately 16 miles of multiuse trails.
  • Prepare for wet hiking; some trails are excessively wet during certain times of year.

Picnic Facilities

  • Large pavilion with picnic tables and grills in campground.
  • A free reservation is required to reserve the pavilion.

Access and Parking

Primary access point is on Deems Road off SR 39.

Restrooms and Water

ADA accessible portable toilet and nonpotable water available in campground.

Location

East of Zephyrhills

Nearby Recreation Lands

For More Information

  • Reservations may be made at WaterMatters.org/Reservation.
  • Land Resources, Southwest Florida Water Management District, 1-800-423-1476 (FL only)
    or (352) 796-7211, ext. 4470


Visit this Property

Notice

(This tract is part of the Upper Hillsborough Preserve.)

Street Address

42144 Deems Road
Zephyrhills, FL 33540
(Google map)

Size

2,983 acres

Hours of Operation

Daily from sunrise to sunset.

More info below...

Conservation Lands of Southwest Florida
Florida Wilderness

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