The National Forests in Florida are located in the northern areas of Florida.
Where is this Forest?

Visit the Apalachicola National Forest Visit the Osceola National Forest Visit the Ocala National Forest Visit the Florida National Scenic Trail


Based in Tallahassee, the National Forests in Florida's Forest Supervisor's Office  is the headquarters for the National Forests in Florida. These include the Apalachicola, Osceola and Ocala. National Forests, public lands that protect more than 1.2 million acres in North and Central Florida. The National Forests in Florida also manages the 1,400-mile Florida National Scenic Trail, one of eleven National Scenic Trails in the United States.

As part of the USDA Forest Service, the National Forests in Florida welcomes your responsible use of public lands. We encourage you to enjoy all that your National Forests have to offer. When planning a trip to any forest, keep safety in mind. The best way to prevent accidents is to prepare for the trip. Learn about the area, weather and terrain. Know your physical limitations. Enjoy your National Forests safely.


Bear Safety

Bear stealing donuts at campsite

Interactions between campers and Florida black bears are on the increase. Learn what you must do to store food properly and help keep the bears where they belong.

Volunteer with the National Forests in Florida!

Forest Service Volunteer

Explore the volunteer opportunities on the Apalachicola, Ocala, Osceola National Forests and the Florida National Scenic Trail

Fire Danger Level: Low


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