Lake Delancy West

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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.


OHV corral at Lake Delancy West OHV corral at Lake Delancy West Sign at Lake Delancy West Campsites at Lake Delancy West Delancy West trailhead

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Site is temporarily closed.  Check In: 3PM Check Out: 11AM
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $5 per vehicle camping fee. If using campground as trailhead, camping fee required in addition to OHV Operator Pass
Permit Info: OHV permits are required for OHV riding.
Usage: Medium-Heavy
  • OHV riders must remain on trails marked for their use.
  • All Ocala National Forest campgrounds allow pets, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet and are not permitted in designated swimming and picnicking areas.
  • There is a maximum stay limit of 14 consecutive days in a 30 day period.
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.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Picnic tables Shaded picnic area with a lake view
Drinking water Available in campground
Toilets Portable toilet at day use area
Fee charged for some activities $5 day use fee
Tent camping
Camping trailer No hookups.
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