The Apalachicola National Forest is located in the central south panhandle part of Florida.
Where is this Forest?


Clear LakeForest LakeFort GadsdenHickory LandingBikers on Munson Off-Road Bike TrailRed-cockaded WoodpeckerVolunteers at Wakula Wildlife FestWestern Striped Newt


Apalachicola National Forest, Fort Gadsden Leon Sinks Apalachicola River Camel Lake Apalachee Scenic


The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest forest in Florida, with an abundance of fresh water streams, rivers, lakes, and natural springs.

Make sure to visit Leon Sinks, an unusual geological area of caverns and sinkholes, or the Apalachee Savannas Scenic Byway, with its stunning displays of wildflowers in open prairies near the Apalachicola River.




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US Forest Service seeks applicants for recreation advisory committee

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The U.S. Forest Service is seeking nominations to fill 11 positions on a new Southern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee for national forests across the Southeast. 

Woodworker Handcrafts Signs for Fort Gadsden

Dave Pontis constructing signage for Fort Gadsden

British Fort/Fort Gadsden, a National Historic Landmark, is a shinning example of volunteerism at its best! (Photos)

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