Recreation

The National Forests in Florida offer multiple recreation opportunities. Choose the one that you're most interested in to find out more.

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Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Alexander Run Open to Visitor Shuttle service is currently unavailable. Paddlers must self-shuttle or paddle back to the springs.
Alexander Springs Campground Open to Visitor The concessionaire is temporarily unable to sell snacks, groceries, ice, charcoal, firewood, beach items and personal items.
Alexander Springs Recreation Area Open to Visitor
Alexander Springs Wilderness Open to Visitor
Apalachee Savannahs Scenic Byway Open to Visitor
Apalachicola National Forest Open to Visitor
Apalachicola Ranger District Office Closed to Visitor
Apalachicola River Open to Visitor
Apalachicola Shooting Range Open to Visitor
Beakman Lake Open to Visitor
Big Bass Campground Closed to Visitor
Big Camp Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Big Gully Landing Open to Visitor
Big Gum Swamp Wilderness Open to Visitor
Big Scrub Campground Closed to Visitor Temporarily closed
Billie Bay Wilderness Open to Visitor
Bradwell Bay Wilderness Open to Visitor Always check local weather conditions with NOAA's National Weather Service for the Sopchoppy area before heading into the wilderness.
Brown House Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Buck Lake Group Camp Open to Visitor
Buckhorn Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Camel Lake Recreation Area Open to Visitor
Camel Lake Trail Open to Visitor
Centennial OHV Trailhead Open to Visitor
Clear Lake Wilderness Study Area Open to Visitor
Clearwater Lake Campground Open to Visitor
Clearwater Lake Nature Trail Closed to Visitor
Clearwater Lake Recreation Area Open to Visitor
Cliff Lake Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Cobb Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Cotton Landing Open to Visitor
Davenport Landing Open to Visitor
Davenport Landing Trail Open to Visitor During the summer months, the trail may be somewhat overgrown.
Delancy Loops OHV Trail Open to Visitor
Delancy West OHV Trailhead Open to Visitor
Doe Lake Boat Ramp Open to Visitor
Doe Lake Recreation Area Closed to Visitor
East Tower Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Fanny Bay Trail Open to Visitor
Farles Prairie Recreation Area Open to Visitor
Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway Open to Visitor
Fore Lake Campground Closed to Visitor
Fore Lake Pier and Launch Closed to Visitor
Fore Lake Recreation Area Closed to Visitor
Former Bradwell Game Farm Closed to Visitor
GF&A Trail Open to Visitor
Grasshopper Lake Open to Visitor
Halfmoon Lake Open to Visitor
Harpers Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Hickory Landing Open to Visitor
Hitchcock Lake Open to Visitor
Hog Pen Landing Open to Visitor
Hog Valley OHV Trail Open to Visitor
Hopkins Prairie Campground Open to Visitor
Juniper Prairie Wilderness Open to Visitor
Juniper Run Open to Visitor
Juniper Springs Nature Trail Closed to Visitor
Juniper Springs Recreation Area Open to Visitor The following services are temporarily unavailable: Canoe rentals, shuttle services, parking reservation system and general store.
Juniper Wayside Open to Visitor
Kennedy Creek Open to Visitor
LAM Equestrian Trail Open to Visitor
Lake Bryant Closed to Visitor
Lake Catherine Open to Visitor
Lake Charles Open to Visitor
Lake Delancy East Campground Closed to Visitor
Lake Delancy West OHV Campground Closed to Visitor
Lake Dorr Boat Ramp Open to Visitor
Lake Dorr Cabin Open to Visitor
Lake Dorr Recreation Area Closed to Visitor
Lake Eaton Boat Ramp and Pier Open to Visitor
Lake Eaton Campground Closed to Visitor
Lake Eaton Sinkhole Trailhead Closed to Visitor
Lake Eaton Trail Closed to Visitor
Lake George Ranger District Office Closed to Visitor The district office is operating 100% virtually due to COVID-19. Virtual Office Hours
Mon. - Fri. 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Closed on weekends and federal holidays. Physical office open by appointment only.
Lake George Trail Closed to Visitor Watch for alligators sunning along the bank where the trail is close to the water.
Lake Jumper Open to Visitor
Lake Lou Open to Visitor
Lake Mary Open to Visitor
Lake Shore Group Campground Closed to Visitor
Langston House Open to Visitor
Leon Sinks Geological Area Closed to Visitor
Lewis D. Whitaker Osceola Shooting Range Open to Visitor
Little Lake George Wilderness Open to Visitor
Log Landing Trailhead Open to Visitor
Longleaf OHV Trail Open to Visitor
Lost Creek Open to Visitor Please check river levels before going out. Water levels over 4.5 feet should be good paddling.
Mack Landing Open to Visitor
Magnolia Landing Open to Visitor
Mill Dam Boat Ramp Open to Visitor
Mill Dam Recreation Area Open to Visitor
Motorcycle Loop OHV Trailhead Open to Visitor
Mt. Carrie Wayside Open to Visitor
Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness Open to Visitor
Munson Hills Mountain Bike Trail and Trailhead Open to Visitor
New River Open to Visitor
Nice Wander Trail Open to Visitor
Ocala Centennial OHV Trail System Open to Visitor
Ocala National Forest Open to Visitor
Ocala North OHV Trail System Open to Visitor Restrooms are closed due to COVID-19.
Ocala One Hundred Mile Horse Trail Open to Visitor
Ocala Shooting Range Open to Visitor
Ocean Pond Campground Open to Visitor Open at 50% capacity
Ochlockonee River Open to Visitor Always check river levels on the USGS website before heading out.
Olustee Battlefield Trail Open to Visitor
Olustee Beach Open to Visitor
Olustee Depot Visitor Center Closed to Visitor
Osceola National Forest Open to Visitor
Osceola Ranger Station Closed to Visitor
Osceola Wildlife Management Area Open to Visitor
Otter Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Owl Creek Open to Visitor
Paisley Woods Bicycle Trail Open to Visitor
Pine Creek Landing Open to Visitor Until further notice, the Pine Creek boat ramp (not the hunt camp) is closed for public health and safety reasons. It is badly undermined with damage to the surface.
Pipeline OHV Trailhead   
Pope Still Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Prospect Bluff Historic Sites Closed to Visitor
Revell Landing Open to Visitor
River Sinks    Check the Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park | Florida State Parks website to see if access to River Sinks is open.
River Styx Open to Visitor
Rodman OHV Trailhead Open to Visitor
Salt Springs Campground Open to Visitor
Salt Springs Marina Open to Visitor
Salt Springs OHV Connector Trail Open to Visitor
Salt Springs Recreation Area Open to Visitor
Salt Springs Run Open to Visitor
Salt Springs Wildlife Observation Trail Open to Visitor
Sandhill Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Seminole Ranger District Office Closed to Visitor The district office is operating 100% virtually due to COVID-19. 
Seventeen Mile Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Silver Glen Run Open to Visitor
Silver Glen Springs Recreation Area Open to Visitor
Silver Lake OHV Trailhead Open to Visitor
Silver Lake Recreation Area Open to Visitor
Silver Lake Trail Open to Visitor
Smith Creek Landing Open to Visitor Not accessible from US Forest Service property. Go from State Forest to south of Forest Service boundary.
Sopchoppy River Open to Visitor This area is temporarily closed due to impacts from Hurricane Michael. When it reopens, check river levels before going out. Water levels between 10 and 14 feet make for good paddling.
Spring Boils Trail Closed to Visitor
Springhill Motorcycle Trailhead Open to Visitor
St. Francis Trailhead Open to Visitor
Sweetwater Cabin Open to Visitor
Swim Pond Equestrian Trailhead Open to Visitor
The Group Landing Open to Visitor
Timucuan Trail Closed to Visitor
Tobacco Patch Trail Open to Visitor
Trail of Lakes Open to Visitor
Trampled Track Trail Open to Visitor
Trout Pond Trailhead Open to Visitor
Twin Poles Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Upper Sopchoppy River Open to Visitor
Volusia Wharf Boat Ramp Closed to Visitor
Wakulla Ranger District Office Closed to Visitor
Wandering Wiregrass OHV Trail and Trailhead Open to Visitor Bathrooms are closed due to COVID-19.
Watertown Lake Open to Visitor
West Tower Equestrian Trails Open to Visitor
West Tower Hunt Camp Open to Visitor Bathrooms are unavailable.
White Oak Landing Open to Visitor
Whitehead Landing Open to Visitor The campsite is currently CLOSED. The boat ramp is OPEN.
Wiggins Hunt Camp Open to Visitor
Wildcat Lake Open to Visitor
Wood Lake Open to Visitor
Wright Lake Closed to Visitor Seasonally closed. Opens October 1.
Wright Lake Loop Trail Closed to Visitor
Yearling Trail Open to Visitor
Areas & Activities


https://www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/florida/recreation