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Withlacoochee State Forest

15003 Broad St, Brooksville, FL 34601-4201
+1 352-754-6896
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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... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
DJB1954
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Homosassa Springs, Florida
Very interesting place

We really enjoyed our visit today! A little saddened at the graffiti and broken glass in caves. But... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2016
Cristina M
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Dunnellon, Florida, United States
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With many species of wildlife and recreational opportunities, Withlacoochee State Forest has been named one of the "10 Coolest Places You've Never Been in North America" by the World Wildlife Fund.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“silver lake” (7 reviews)
“large sites” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
15003 Broad St, Brooksville, FL 34601-4201
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+1 352-754-6896
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"silver lake"
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"recreation area"
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"large sites"
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"off road"
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"fire tower"
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"fire ring"
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"half mile"
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"trail head"
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"bring bug spray"
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"caves"
in 21 reviews
"campground"
in 12 reviews
"nature"
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"hiking"
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"park"
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"horses"
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Reviewed 20 April 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...More

Thank DJB1954
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

We really enjoyed our visit today! A little saddened at the graffiti and broken glass in caves. But def a must see and a pleasant hike in!

Thank Cristina M
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

If you want a really nice place to experience nature, this is it. The admission fee is an honor system and only $2. There are trails that wind all thought the area and are very easy to walk. There are picnic areas and restroom facilities...More

1  Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Spent the weekend in Tillis Hill Campground. It is small and requires advance reservation but very nice. There is a barn to bring your horse. Each camp site includes water & electric hookups and a fire ring. The facilities are clean with showers and hot...More

Thank mveilleu
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We took a picnic lunch out to the park - admission was $2.00 each using the honor system as you drive in. The one way road leads you around a winding nature park past a quiet lake with boat ramp to several picnic shelters for...More

1  Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 14 March 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...More

Thank Doris G
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

Excellent examples of Florida woods, well marked roads cross cut the area. Friendly rangers and friendly locals.

Thank glyndwer
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

What a wonderful area provided for our pleasure. Great to let the kids run loose, bike on paths provided, tables for picnic. If you walk in far enough there is a little pond to sit by. now is a perfect time to go outthere.

Thank iamhappy
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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Withlacoochee State Forest truly offers something for everyone. There are trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. At Croom Motorcycle Area there is 2600 acres of open forest to ride your qualified off road vehicle. The wildlife opportunities abound where ever you go. Communing with...More

1  Thank Joe T
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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a Classic Florida adventure in a wild, untamed tract of land, look no further than Withlachoochee State Park. It's the third largest state park and spans 50,000 acres. It offers a multitude of recreational opportunities for biking, hiking, horseback riding, fishing,...More

3  Thank DoloresJacoby
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marymccarth0514
12 May 2018|
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Response from lizzwithadblzz | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are several places to enter. If you have a GPS it should show the different locations of entry. Be sure to bring off as horse flies are a nuisance this time of year.
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r_brande12
5 February 2018|
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Response from lizzwithadblzz | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe so but there are campgrounds close by
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