Riverfront Park

Park Hours:

Mon - Sun: 10 AM - 7 PM

Boathouse Hours:

Mon - Wed: CLOSED
Thurs: 12 PM - 6:30 PM
Fri - Sun: 10 AM - 6:30 PM



USF Riverfront Park is an exciting recreational park. The park is open to current USF students, staff and faculty with a USF ID. Riverfront Park offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities from picnic facilities to canoeing and kayaking. Come experience all that Hillsborough River has to offer!

Stand up paddle boards are now available to rent.  We have two new stand up paddle boards that can be rented for $5 per board for up to 2 hours.  Renters must follow the regular boating rules and wear a life jacket.  Boards cannot be reserved and are available on a first come, first served basis.

At USF Riverfront Park you will get to experience Florida wildlife in its natural habitat, which may include Florida gators. For information on gator wildlife in Florida, please CLICK HERE to read a .PDF from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission:

Activities Available

Hours vary during daylight savings, holidays, breaks, and summers. We are closed on all University Holidays. Entering Riverfront Park after hours is trespassing. Trespassers will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

A current USF ID or USF Alumni Membership Card is required for all activities at the park. Failure to produce an ID upon request will result in your immediate removal from the park. No Exceptions!