Lake Delancy West

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Delancy West trailhead

Lake Delancy West provides an OHV recreation area along Lake Delancy with OHV corrals, access to numerous marked OHV trails along the Ocala North OHV Trail System, and camping along the lake. The recreation area also serves as a trailhead and designated campground along the hiking-only Florida Trail.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24-hours
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $6 per vehicle day use fee
$6 per vehicle camping fee
Permit Info: OHV permits are required for OHV riding.
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: OHV riders must remain on trails marked for their use.
Closest Towns: Lake Delancy is off SR 19 between Salt Springs and Palatka in the northeastern part of the Ocala National Forest.
Water: Potable water available
Restroom: Available
Passes: OHV passes are required for use of the trail system. Please see the Passes & Permits section for full details. Passes include an annual $75 pass, a 7-day $25 pass, and a $10 pass ($5 for operators under age 16) good for one to three days.
Information Center: Download map (PDF): Ocala OHV Trail System


General Information


From Salt Springs, drive north along SR 19 for 5.7 miles to the "Lake Delancy" sign on the left side of the highway. Turn left. Follow this forest road, NFR 66, around the north side of the lake to the campground and day use area entrance clearly marked on the left.



Park and unload your ATVs at the OHV corral.


Park and unload your ATVs at the OHV corral.

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Camping trailer No hookups.
Toilets Portable toilet at day use area
Picnic tables Shaded picnic area with a lake view
Fee charged for some activities $6 day use fee
Tent camping
Drinking water Available in campground