Hiking in Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

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Paynes Prairie State Preserve
by orionstarr on Jan 14, 2012
Micanopy, Florida, United States
Hiking | 5.8 miles
More than 20 distinct biological communities provide a rich array of habitats for wildlife and livestock, including alligators, bison, horses and more than 270 species of birds. Exhibits and an audio-visual program at the visitor center explain the area´s natural and cultural history. A 50-foot-high observation tower near the visitor center provides a panoramic view of the preserve. Eight trails provide opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, and bicycling.
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Paynes Prairie Bolan Bluff Trail 09-18-10
by shaynes on Sep 18, 2010
Hiking | 2.9 miles
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paynes prairie la chua trail
by milplop on May 03, 2009
Robinson Heights, Florida, United States
Hiking | 3.3 miles
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La Chua Trail - Paynes Prairie
by jdtwhitney on Jan 01, 2011
Hiking | 3.0 miles
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Paynes Prairie Hike Jackson Gap trail
by bobandrobin on Dec 25, 2013
Micanopy, Florida, United States
Hiking | 3.8 miles
  This was our first time hiking in the park, we loved it. Beautiful and well maintained this place is a gem. We didn't have enough time to see more of the park and were talking about a return trip on our way back to Jacksonville.  The observation tower at the visitor center is not on our track but well worth the time to check out the view!
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Paynes Prairie Preserve (Bolen Bluff Trail)
by orionstarr on Jul 21, 2012
Rocky Point, Florida, United States
Hiking | 1.9 miles
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park covers 21,000 acres and is a remarkable grassland unlike any other in the Deep South. Bison and wild Spanish horses graze on the prairie and historic sites dot the preserve.
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Barr Hammock Preserve Hike
by jdtwhitney on Oct 06, 2013
Micanopy, Florida, United States
Hiking | 6.6 miles
A blog post of this hike can be found at this link.
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Barr Hammock Preserve - Levy Loop Trail
by jdtwhitney on Feb 10, 2013
Tacoma, Florida, United States
Hiking | 6.7 miles
A write-up of this hike can be found here:http://jdttravelblog.blogspot.com/2013/02/barr-hammock-preserve.html
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Paynes Prairie Preserve (La Chua Trail)
by orionstarr on Jul 21, 2012
Robinson Heights, Florida, United States
Hiking | 0.0 miles
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park covers 21,000 acres and is a remarkable grassland unlike any other in the Deep South. Bison and wild Spanish horses graze on the prairie and historic sites dot the preserve.
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Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park (LaChua Trail)
by orionstarr on Mar 23, 2013
Robinson Heights, Florida, United States
Hiking | 2.4 miles
The LaChua Trail is three miles round-trip from the North Rim of the Prairie to the observation tower. This trail provides scenic views of wet-prairie and marsh habitat including Alachua Sink and Alachua Lake.
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Paynes Hike
by aenettles on Mar 03, 2014
Hiking | 2.2 miles
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Panes Prairie
by entshah on Nov 13, 2011
Alackaway Tolofa (historical), Florida, United States
Hiking | 3.0 miles
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Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
by orionstarr on Oct 15, 2011
Alackaway Tolofa (historical), Florida, United States
Hiking | 8.2 miles
Paynes Prairie is biologically, geologically and historically unique. This park became Florida´s first state preserve in 1971 and is now designated as a National Natural Landmark. Noted artist and naturalist William Bartram called it the great Alachua Savannah when he wrote about his visit to the prairie in 1774. HIKING/NATURE TRAIL NOTE: Due to potential conflict with alligators, snakes, and bison, pets are not allowed on some of the trails. 1. LA CHUA TRAIL...
Sweetwater Preserve East Trail
by jdtwhitney on Jan 01, 2012
Melton Manor, Florida, United States
Hiking | 2.3 miles
Sweetwater Preserve West Trail
by jdtwhitney on Jan 01, 2012
Melton Manor, Florida, United States
Hiking | 1.2 miles
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Paynes Prairie State Park Campground
by zhale on Jun 05, 2012
Alackaway Tolofa, Florida, United States
Hiking | 0.5 miles
This is the loop around the campground at Paynes Prairie State Park near Gainesville, FL
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Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve
by steerski on Oct 05, 2012
Phifer, Florida, United States
Hiking | 4.3 miles
Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve is located on 325  between CR 346 and SR20. This property was cooperatively purchased with Alachua County and St. Johns River Management District through the Alachua County Forever Program. Trails may be seasonally flooded.
Paynes Prairie - Chacala Trail
by jdtwhitney on Jan 27, 2013
Alackaway Tolofa, Florida, United States
Hiking | 6.2 miles
A write-up of this hike can be found here:http://jdttravelblog.blogspot.com/2013/01/a-hike-at-paynes-prairie-state.html
Barr Hammock Preserve - Levy Loop Trail #2
by jdtwhitney on Mar 03, 2013
Tacoma, Florida, United States
Hiking | 6.6 miles
A write-up of this hike can be found here...http://jdttravelblog.blogspot.com/2013/03/barr-hammock-trail-hike-take-two.html
Test trip
by tourdestates on Apr 18, 2009
Daysville, Florida, United States
Hiking | 0.1 miles