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Address: Crystal River, FL
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This forest has many trails to explore, whether by foot, bike or horse.

This forest has many trails to explore, whether by foot, bike or horse.

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Forest, wild life, lots of trails

I went to the Citrus Wilderness area tract on aMonday afternoon and I was alone. According to my GPS i hiked 2.25 miles into the woods and did not see another person. About a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2016
DJB1954
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Homosassa Springs, Florida
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Homosassa Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I went to the Citrus Wilderness area tract on aMonday afternoon and I was alone. According to my GPS i hiked 2.25 miles into the woods and did not see another person. About a mile in the forest thickens to old growth and is very serene. There are all types of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, four wheeling, etc.... More 

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Not an overly large location, beautiful area to enjoy the scenery, take a walk in nature, have a picnic or go camping....all for $2.00. We took a walk along the walkways and river, enjoyed seeing the birds, spent about two hours and had covered it all. But you could stay longer and just relax or have a lunch.

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Thank Doris G
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

The sun was out, and it was warm, a perfect day for stroll taking in the beauty and wildlife. A relaxing visit.

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Thank Pauline B
Crystal River, Florida
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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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Thank CRCATE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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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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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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