Hiking in Florida

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Manatee Viewing Center
Manatee Viewing Center
Apollo Beach/Riverview, Florida, United States
 
Easy: 17.1 miles, 1-3 hours
Manatee Viewing Center Ride - Teco

The Manatee Viewing Center gets its name from the fact that visitors get to view manatees that gather in the clean, warm water discharge canal between the Big Bend Power Station and the center when the temperature of Tampa Bay falls below 68 degrees Fahrenheit. In addition to the manatee observation platforms, the center features a tidal walkway that...
Withlacoochee State Trail
Withlacoochee State Trail
Inverness, Florida, United States
Easy: 46 miles, Full day
Escape the crowds and theme parks for a day and enjoy Florida's premier rail trail for over 45 miles of pure pleasure.

When most people think of Florida, they think of theme parks, beaches, and citrus groves. But to get to know the real Sunshine State, there's nothing like exploring a 46 mile rail-trail that cuts through the heart of the real Florida. The Withlacoochee State Trail runs through abandoned orange groves and through communities that have seen booms and...
Hiking Cedar Point Preserve
JACKSONVILLE, Florida, United States
Easy: 4.0 miles, Half day
An often overlooked beautiful hike in Northeast Florida

Be sure to check out our trip report for more pictures and track. http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1521709 There are other good locations in this area to hike, see Betz Tiger point preserve about 1.5 miles north and the other location for Cedar point Preserve about 3 miles west on Cedar Point Road. Betz has facilities but there is...
Timucuan Trail at Talbot Island
Timucuan Trail at Talbot Island
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
A new link in a multi use trail planned to connect Amelia Island to Fort Caroline in Jacksonville.

A new addition to the long list of outdoor activities here in Northeast Florida. We recommend starting at the south end lot and enjoying the whole trip to the north lot where you can rest and take the hike to the Bluffs. All parking areas offer paths to the beach and access to the main multi use trail. Wish there was more room for pictures here....
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Little Big Econ State Forest Loop
by whitedbc on Nov 10, 2007
Iowa City, Florida, United States
Hiking | 5.4 miles
My wife and I took an afternoon stroll in the Little Big Econ State Forest, which is close to our home.
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Jay B. Starkey Nature Hike
by orionstarr on Mar 20, 2010
New Port Richey East, Florida, United States
Hiking | 6.3 miles
This is a huge wilderness preserve and camping site in western Pasco county. It has a vast amount of nature trails, camping areas and shelters. Very scenic!
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Hiking Along the Loxahatchee River
by Gator_Man on Oct 19, 2011
Jupiter, Florida, United States
Hiking | 9.0 miles
After being cooped up by rainy weather for three days, I was ready for a hike in the woods. The East side of the river along here is particularly enchanting, with old growth Oaks and Cypress, lush ferns and Spanish Moss. After so much rain, the trails were very wet with large puddles, but I didn't mind.
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Little Manatee River State Park, Hiking Trail
by kurtisk on Aug 26, 2008
Sun City Center, Florida, United States
Hiking | 15.3 miles
Little Manatee River State Park is very diverse and wild. When you hike the trail the type of scenery is constantly changing.  There are parts that are like a jungle, some are like airy pine cover clearings, patches of palmetto and scrub oak, and hilly oak hammocks on the banks of the river and its flood plain. The park does not allow swimming in the river because of alligators.  The park also...
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Hillsborough River State Park
by kurtisk on Jul 28, 2008
Zepherhills, Florida, United States
Hiking | 4.7 miles
Hillsborough River State Park is very beautiful and wild. It is very jungle like once you get onto the trails on the north side of the river. Visibility is quite limited because of the vegetation, which is very diverse including palmetto, pine, oak, sable palms and a variety of shrubbery and vines. The park does not allow swimming in the river because of alligators, but a public swimming pool is provided (an additional admission fee is charged for...
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Orlando Wetlands Park 2009
by enochmoser on Feb 18, 2009
Christmas, Florida, United States
Hiking | 4.3 miles
Indian River Chapter of the Florida Trail Association
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Bull Creek - Florida Trail (northern section), Crabgrass Cemetery Road, and hunting road
by whitedbc on May 10, 2008
Deer Park, Florida, United States
Hiking | 8.8 miles
My good friend Bonker was in town so I thought I would show him some Florida hiking. I had heard of Bull Creek Wildlife Management Area and wanted to go. We weren't quite ready to do the entire loop trail, so we decided to the northern section of the trail and loop around on some of the roads, making sure to visit the Crabgrass Cemetery. There is a nice...
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Tree Tops Park
by definityfl on Oct 01, 2009
Pine Island Ridge, Florida, United States
Hiking | 4.8 miles
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Wekiwa Springs Hike Part 3
by orionstarr on Aug 07, 2010
Apopka, Florida, United States
Hiking | 8.0 miles
The Wekiwa Trail passes through open scrubby flatwoods of pine and palmetto, open prairies, hardwood hammocks, cypress swamp, and vine-tangled wetlands. The trail makes several picturesque crossings of spring-fed streams and follows the edge of scenic Rock Springs Run, where Camp Cozy is a popular destination for backpackers.Animal life is abundant, including bear, deer, fox squirrels, wading birds, raccoons and alligators.The main loop is 8.4 miles long and starts and ends at Sand Pond. Scenic connector trails lead...
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Citrus Hiking Trails (Dames Cave)
by orionstarr on Nov 27, 2010
Sugarmill Woods, Florida, United States
Hiking | 6.3 miles
The Dames Cave area is located in the Citrus Tract portion of the Withlacoochee State Forest in Citrus County, Florida and are found on a western portion of the Brooksville Ridge physiographic region. This landscape is...
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Caladesi Island Nature Trail and Beach Part 1 of 2
by milplop on Jan 15, 2009
Dunedin, Florida, United States
Hiking | 2.3 miles
We entered Honeymoon Island State park via the causeway in our vehicle, and then boarded the Ferry from Honeymoon to Caladesi Island. We arrived and hiked south to the head of the Hammock Loop Trail and started tracking from there. The trip was broken into two parts due to gps lockup. This is part 1 of 2. The goal was to locate the historic homestead site and photograph that area, as...
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flamingo bay
by cverebely on Nov 12, 2010
Flamingo, Florida, United States
Hiking | 8.7 miles
Officaly know as Snake Bight TrailThis is one of the "Better" hikes in the lower Everglades. Living in Miami also, I hiked several of these Everglade trails and most are bland to me, this one has some color.I did this a year ago but lost the GPS data.Go to the campground in Flamingo Bay Everglades. Go to the back of the campground. You may have to ask the ranger at the guard...
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Hillsborough River State Park
by orionstarr on Dec 26, 2011
Thonotosassa, Florida, United States
Hiking | 5.9 miles
The river was named in the late 1700s for Wills Hills, the British Colonial Secretary and Lord Earl of Hillsborough. After Florida became a U.S. Territory, settlers migrating in created conflict with the resident Seminole tribes. The U.S. government's plan to transport the Seminoles sparked the Second Seminole War. In 1835, Fort Alabama was built to protect the bridge over the Hillsborough River from Fort King (Ocala) to Fort Brooke (Tampa). The...
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by rongallant on Jan 06, 2007
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Hiking | 3.4 miles
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Florida Trail - Juniper St Park to FR10
by genxrex on Dec 10, 2007
Florida, United States
Hiking | 8.7 miles
This is a great 8.7 mile hike along the Florida Trail. This section takes you through the Juniper Wilderness where the signs warn of: Falling Trees Lack of vehicle access Animal Encounters Bad Weather We saw evidence of all those things on our walk, with bear scat every 1/4 mile, deer frolicking, tornado damaged forest, and a lot of downed trees.
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Shark Valley
by whogotgroove on Nov 29, 2008
Fortymile Bend, Florida, United States
Hiking | 3.2 miles