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Withacoohee State Forest

Crystal River, FL
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Type: Forests
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Horseback riding
Description: This forest has many trails to explore, whether by foot, bike or horse.
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Auburn, AL
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We wanted a good hike through the Withlacoochee State Forest (note the correct spelling), but we spent quite a while finding it. There are patches of state forest scattered over several counties, and we wasted an hour driving to the ranger station north of Brooksfield. The excellent trail we finally found is called the Annutteliga Hammock Trail, and it is... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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282 reviews 282 reviews
118 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We rented bikes to travel the trail around a lovely lake. Bike paths are well maintained and smooth. The scenery is fantastic - peaceful and refreshing. A great time

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

There are two Withlacoochee rivers, one way up north. this one is in counties surrounding Crystal River. There are many stretches that are great paddling. Beautiful water fowl, etc.

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Alligator Point, Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

went to look for fishing location. would have to drive 5 miles down the dirt road to get to beach and hopefully find a good spot along the canel till u hit the beach....maybe when the water is warmer.

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Hernando, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

This was fun as a group to explore some caves a hike around for a while. Not something I would do again soon. I would rather be on the water in this area, so much more to do.

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Tampa, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
49 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

46 miles of trails that can promise you a thrill. Travel through many environments and be prepared for elevation changes! This is not "flat Florida" Make sure you carry water as these trails are dry. Call Dept of forestry to obtain permit prior to hiking as portions open to hunters in season - . 3 local campgrounds and a colony... More

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Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We walked along the trails, which were kept very clean and clear. The shade from the trees made walking very enjoyable.

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Miami, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

I heard about this place from the Captain at River Ventures (great manatee touring company) and decided to check it out before coming home to Miami. I am glad I did. The caves were difficult to find, I suggest you google map (peace cave) before going...it was pretty fantastic to be near caves that are wild and unkept. We had... More

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Dunnellon, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

Love the forests of FL - always cool to visit and hike and kayak!

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Winterset, Iowa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

Great trails for walking. We also drove down one of the logging trails, but we did have a Jeep. It was sandy.

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