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Withacoohee State Forest

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Address: , Crystal River, FL
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Activities: Biking, Hiking, Horseback riding
Description: This forest has many trails to explore, whether by foot, bike or horse.

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Great for hiking

You never run out of trails to explore. Trails have a lot of variety...flat, uphill, or combined. Not crowded. Multiple entry points.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Crystal River, Florida
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You never run out of trails to explore. Trails have a lot of variety...flat, uphill, or combined. Not crowded. Multiple entry points.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Went with my girlfriend and was amazed. The forest was silent and gorgeous. Paths were maintained and clear. Climbed through Vernal cave and Peace cave and was blown away. It isn't often that you can find caves in the middle of a forest that have zero commercialization or crowds. Just me, her, and nature. Awesome.

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Inverness, Florida
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

the scenery is great and most of the fauna is old florida. the forest settings are quiet and serene, public areas are clean and well kept

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Auburn, Al
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46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 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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469 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 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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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 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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27 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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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72 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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