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Moss Bluff Lock & Dam

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

At the southern edge of the Ocala National Forest, the community of Moss Bluff surrounds the lock and dam along the Ocklawaha River. A county park with a parking area and boat ramp provide access for boaters and paddlers.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Permit Info: Fishing? You must have a valid Florida Freshwater Fishing License.
Restrictions: If you're fishing, the regulations of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission for freshwater fishing apply.
Closest Towns: Ocklawaha, to the south; Forest Corners, to the northwest.
Restroom: Yes

General Information


From the junction of SR 40 and CR 314-A (Forest Corners), head south on CR 314-A about 7 miles. At the blinker for CR 464-C, turn right. The entrance to Moss Bluff Lock & Dam is on the left just before the bridge.

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Picnic tables
Boat ramp

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