Farles Prairie Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Farles Prairie

Set along the shores of Farles Lake, this recreation area is a launch point for outdoor adventures, including boating, birding, and fishing along the lake and prairie system.

Farles Lake trailhead Farles Lake trailhead and pay station ATV corral at Farles Lake Bear rummaging through food at Farles Prairie Recreation Area Farles Prairie

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Dawn to dusk
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $5 launch fee for boat ramp.
Permit Info: Permits are required for OHV use. Fishing? You must have a valid Florida Freshwater Fishing License.
Usage: Light-Medium
Busiest Season: Winter
Restrictions: If you're fishing, the regulations of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission for freshwater fishing and boating apply.
Closest Towns: Altoona is to the south along SR 19. Astor is northeast along SR 19 and CR 445-A.
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Vault toilet
Information Center: Florida Trail map & brochure (PDF)
Ocala Centennial Trail (PDF)

General Information

Directions:

South of SR 40 off SR 19. Look for signs on the right.


Accessibility:

Accessed via unimproved roads.


General Notes:

The recreation area has an OHV corral accessible for riders along the Ocala Centennial Trail to enjoy the amenities at this site, and access to the Florida Trail.


Parking:

Unimproved.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Fishing

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Vault toilets
Parking
Boat ramp $5 launch fee
Fee charged for some activities $5 day use fee
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
29.10360181

  Longitude : 
-81.67341745

 

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