Recreation

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The natural beauty of Fern Hammock Springs

A part of the fabric of everyday life for thousands of people who live in communities inside and around its boundaries, the Ocala National Forest is a significant public resource for residents and visitors alike.

Deer hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, horseback riding, and canoeing are all traditional uses that continue to this day, along with more modern additions such as OHV trails.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: The Ocala National Forest is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Managed recreation areas within the Forest may set their own hours.
Rentals & Guides:
Fees Fees are collected at certain managed Recreation Areas and campgrounds. Please see individual recreation areas for details.
Permit Info:
Usage: Heavy
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Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Other Activities

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Outdoor Learning

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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