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Florida National Scenic Trail

Gainesville, FL 32303
+1 850-523-8501
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Ocala National Forest!

Spent weekends this spring hiking Florida Trail through ONF with Trailmaster Buc. In a word.. EPIC... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
FlaHarlock
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Tavares, Florida
Best kept secret in Florida!

This trail is absolutely amazing! I've hiked sections all over central Florida and have never had a... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
FlaHarlock
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Tavares, Florida
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A scenic hiking trail that runs continuously from the Big Cypress Swamp in Southwest Florida to the Panhandle west of Tallahassee.
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29 Apr 2018
“Ocala National Forest!”
8 Apr 2017
“Best kept secret in Florida!”
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Gainesville, FL 32303
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+1 850-523-8501
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Spent weekends this spring hiking Florida Trail through ONF with Trailmaster Buc. In a word.. EPIC! This trail is well blazed with a constant change of scenery. There are lots of sites as well. Beautiful lakes, rivers, springs, sinkholes, prairies, even historical graves. I already...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

This trail is absolutely amazing! I've hiked sections all over central Florida and have never had a bad time. Well maintained and clearly blazed, always in orange. Today my bff Buc and I hiked from Pruitt Trailhead in Dunnellon to Ross Prairie. 12 miles round...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

My husband and I enjoy coming out here with our dog. So far every other person I have encountered in the are has been pleasant. This is a nice way to get back to nature.

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Reviewed 17 March 2015

This is one of the best kept secrets in the Panhandle of Florida. The Econfina section, especially the upper from the Scott Rd Trail head South is beautiful. There are suspension bridges and a waterfall. If you have a keen eye you may even see...More

2  Thank Rick T
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

What is this about? I have lived here for 15 years, and I know of no "continuous trail" through this area. Looks like some reviewer was misinformed. And all of it is in Alachua County, contrary to what some have said. The pictures are of...More

4  Thank George E
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

If you are in Gainesville with access to a bike, I suggest you take some time out of your travels and head to the Hawthorne Trail. I enter the trail from S Main Street, just ten blocks south of University Ave. An early stop on...More

3  Thank David_Grant1
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Reviewed 29 August 2013

Great place to ride a bike even if you are scared of snakes. Trails through the prairie go for miles

1  Thank Allan S
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

The great trail stretches along a great deal of land and three counties. Full of shaded, cool walking and nature to see all around. Easily found and has many access points. Worth a visit...no matter where you enter, you won't be disappointed!

1  Thank VinceNCheri
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Reviewed 13 April 2012

If you love nature then this is the place to visit! Spectacular sights and well maintained trails. Florida is proud of the natural areas it showcases and takes care of them. Don't forget Gainesville also has over 20 nature parks it owns and maintains for...More

2  Thank dave32601
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Reviewed 6 January 2012

Very scenic, beautiful views, amazing for photographer shots, practicing and otherwise. Gorgeous place to hike!

1  Thank Lythacore
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