Lithia is a small unincorporated community in the Tampa Bay area that is known for it's more natural and rural surroundings. In recent years, the area has had more growth and development. Lithia is home to Alafia River State Park, Lithia Springs Regional Park, Alderman's Ford Regional Park and the CW Bill Young Reservoir.

One of Florida's best parks for dynamic biking trails is the Alafia River State Park. The park features 17 miles of bike trails that cover some of the highest elevation changes found in Florida. The park also offers at least 20 miles of trails for hikers and equestrians through pine flat wood, and with the abundance with wildlife it is also great for bird watching. The giant park is also home to a campground, playgrounds, opportunities for canoeing and fishing, and much more.

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