Nature & Science

Features

Lakes, Rivers, and Springs

Water tempers the desert-like landscapes of the Big Scrub, with bubbling springs, placid prairie ponds, and mighty rivers shaping the landscape.

Spotlights

Florida black bear

The Florida black bear is the smallest subspecies of black bear found in the United States. The Ocala National Forest is one of the few places in Florida where you might see one!




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