Ocala National Forest

At over 600 square miles and within four Florida Counties, The Ocala National Forest is the second-largest nationally protected forest in the United States. Within its boundaries are lakes, springs, recreational areas, campgrounds, and over 100 miles of hiking trails. In short, the Ocala National Forest is an outdoor lovers paradise.

There is a long list of recreational opportunities in The Ocala National Forest

  • Fishing
  • Boating – Canoeing- Kayaking
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Camping
  • Horse Back Riding
  • Picnicking
  • Bicycling
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting
  • ATV off-road Trails

Recreational Areas

Clearwater Lake Recreational Area & Paisley Woods Bicycle Trail

Camping, Hiking, Bike Trail, Fishing, Swimming

Silver Glen Springs

Swimming & Hiking

The Yearling Hiking Trail

Across from Silver Glen Springs

Hike the land that inspired the Pulitzer Prize winning novel