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Hikers embark on a night hike at Blackwater Creek Nature Preserve in Plant City. Hikes are usually scheduled near a full moon and last between two and three hours. (Courtesy of Chris Kiddy)

Night hike: A feast for the senses

TAMPA — As program coordinator for Hillsborough County's Conservation and Environmental Lands Management Department, one of Chris Kiddy's jobs is to come up with ways the public can enjoy the parks. Bird watching, canoeing and kayaking, camping and hiking trips. He's always thinking about the next adventure. "I hav …