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Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa

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Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is an 8 acres (3.2 ha) public park located along the Hillsborough river in downtown Tampa, Florida that opened in its current configuration in 2010. It is adjacent to the Tampa Riverwalk, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa Museum of Art, Glazer Children's Museum, and Rivergate Tower. The park overlooks the University of Tampa's Plant Hall, which is directly across the river. The park is in an area known as the Waterfront Arts District.

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  • We rented a little boat for two- great experience with my daughter- visit Davis Island and had an amazing time!  more »
  • When I went it was December and there was a skating rink set up. There were lots of families and also different activities were happening at every time of the day. Great free attraction with the...  more »
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  • Love this park, really scenic and positive vibes that are much needed in an industrial area! At night, the fountains light up with LED lights! There are tons of inspirational/motivational quotes carved into the brick walkway. Overall, amazing place with great energy!
  • Good place to hang out with family. If you have kids they are going to love water fountains. For adults it is a relaxing place. You could walk around or use Scooters to enjoy

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