Day Hiking

Hiking amid longleaf pines on the Florida Trail

With nearly a dozen day hiking destinations plus segments of the statewide Florida Trail awaiting exploration, the Ocala National Forest is a major draw for day hikers looking for a long walk in the woods.


Day Hiking Areas

  • Alexander Springs Recreation Area area description
  • Timucuan Trail
  • Alexander Springs Wilderness
  • Buck Lake Group Camp
  • Clearwater Lake Recreation Area area description
  • Clearwater Lake Nature Trail
  • Clearwater Lake Trailhead
  • Davenport Landing Trail
  • Farles Prairie Recreation Area
  • Florida National Scenic Trail area description
  • Eaton Creek Trailhead
  • Florida Trail, Alexander Springs to Farles Prairie
  • Florida Trail, Clearwater to Alexander
  • Florida Trail, Eaton Creek North
  • Florida Trail, Eaton Creek South
  • Florida Trail, Farles Prairie to Juniper Springs
  • Florida Trail, Hopkins Prairie to Salt Springs
  • Florida Trail, Juniper Springs to Hopkins Prairie
  • Florida Trail, Lake Delancy to Rodman Reservoir
  • Florida Trail, Salt Springs to Lake Delancy
  • Pat's Island Trailhead
  • SR 19 Trailhead
  • Salt Springs Trailhead
  • Hopkins Prairie Campground
  • Juniper Prairie Wilderness area description
  • Yearling Trail
  • Juniper Springs Recreation Area area description
  • Juniper Springs Nature Trail
  • Lake Delancy West
  • Lake Eaton Sinkhole Trailhead
  • Lake Eaton Trail
  • Rodman Recreation Area area description
  • Salt Springs Recreation Area area description
  • Bear Swamp Trail
  • Salt Springs Wildlife Observation Trailh
  • Silver Glen Springs Recreation Area area description
  • Lake George Trail
  • Spring Boils Trail
  • St. Francis Trailhead

Related Information

Areas & Activities
Lake Eaton Trail

Lake Eaton Trail


Timucuan Trail

Timucuan Trail


Yearling Trail

Yearling Trail

 



https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/ocala/recreation/hiking/?recid=32295&actid=50