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Timucuan Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Timucuan Trail at Alexander Springs

A 0.9-mile loop through an excellent representation of habitats found in and around the Big Scrub, the Timucuan Trail remembers the people who once lived along the shores of Alexander Springs.

The trail winds past small bubbling springs, climbs up into scrub forest, and descends through river bluff forest thick with Southern magnolia. It also traverses a hydric hammock beneath a dense canopy of cabbage palms along the far shore of the spring pool.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open dawn-dusk
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Included in Alexander Springs Recreation Area fee.
Usage: Light-Medium
Information Center: Download the Timucuan Trail map (PDF)

General Information

Accessibility:

The interpretive trail is partially wheelchair accessible.


Directions:

Follow the main path through the picnic area to the spring pool. Turn right. Follow the path along the spring pool to the trail entrance, which is marked with a sign.


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Activities


Fishing

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River and Stream Fishing

The Timucuan Trail leads to several overlooks on Alexander Run where fishing is permitted.

Permit required?: Y

Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Outdoor Learning

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Amenities

Toilets Flush toilets and bathhouses
Accessible The trail is partially a bordwalk
Picnic tables Shaded picnic area at the trailhead
Parking Parking is available at Alexander Springs Recreation Area
Fee charged for some activities Use of the trail is covered under the day use fee for Alexander Springs Recreation Area
Interpretive Site Interpreting Timucuan culture, wildlife, and botany