Bicycling Recreation Description Approximately 65 miles of multiuse trails. Bicyclists are required to stay on designated or marked trails. Florida law requires bicyclists under 16 to wear helmets. Recreation Term Birding Recreation Description Site located on western section of Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail. Contact FWC for more information. Recreation Term Boating Recreation Description Small boat ramp available on River Road. Withlacoochee River offers remote wilderness experience. Recreation Term Canoeing-Paddling Recreation Description Small boat ramp available on River Road. Withlacoochee River offers remote wilderness experience. Recreation Term Camping Recreation Description Equestrian and Primitive Sites: Separate sites available for equestrians and primitive camping. Sites have picnic tables, fire rings and/or grills. A free reservation is required and must be displayed or available at campground. Backcountry Camping Sites: High Bluff , Foster Bridge, Concession Stand and Gator Hole. Recreation Term Equestrian Recreation Description Approximately 63 miles of multiuse trails. Riders are required to stay on designated or marked trails. Each rider must carry proof of horse's current negative Coggins test. Horse-drawn buggy riding requires a free day-use reservation for buggy access behind locked gate. Florida law requires equestrians under 16 to wear helmets. Recreation Term Fishing Recreation Description Along Withlacoochee River; access from River Road and State Road 471. Contact FWC for license requirements. Recreation Term Hiking Recreation Description Approximately 65 miles of multiuse trails. Approximately 31 miles of Florida National Scenic Trail run through Green Swamp East and West tracts. Recreation Term Hunting Recreation Description Contact FWC for information regarding license requirements and permits. FWC rules and regulations must be observed throughout the year. Recreation Term Picnic Facilities Recreation Description Picnic tables available inside main gate. A free reservation is required to reserve the pavilion.
This is a nice pleasant location with nothing around but nature. This totally primitive site can be found 12 miles out from the McNeil Trailhead near Colt Creek State Park on Hwy 471. Choose your hiking dates well, the warmer and more humid the more difficult the hike. Trails can get pretty wet in the rainy season also.
Site was clear and open, which was good because there is an abundance of ticks to be found in the brush. There are places for tents and hammocks using tree safe straps. benches, fire ring and even a picnic table. Insect repellent is a must have!
The insects and frogs put on an amazing chorus after a rain. You will need to hang food and trash at night to keep critters away.
There are 65 miles of trails here, 37350 acres, and you really need to pay attention to the trail signs. there are separate equestrian sites in the area and separate trails as well.
A free reservation is required and must be displayed or available at campground.
Trails can also be access from 13347 Ranch Road in Dade City, Florida