District reopens Morris Bridge Bicycle Area ahead of schedule

News Release

The "Southwest Florida Water Management District(Southwest Florida Water Management District)":/ has reopened off-road bicycling and hiking trails and the parking area within the "Wilderness Park Off Road Trails System(Wilderness Park Off Road Trails System)":/recreation/areas/lh-offroadloop.html, also known as the Morris Bridge Bicycle Area.

Trails were scheduled to be closed intermittently through Dec. 23 to allow staff to establish fire lines in preparation for prescribed burns. Work has been completed ahead of schedule, allowing the trails to reopen.

Wilderness Park is located at 12573 Morris Bridge Road in Thonotosassa. The Morris Bridge Bicycle Area is located south of Morris Bridge Road.

The Wilderness Park Off Road Trails System is managed by the District in cooperation with the "Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department(Hillsborough Parks)":http://www.hillsboroughcounty.org/parks/. For more information, please call the District at (352) 796-7211 or 1 800-423-1476, ext. 4461.