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Halpata Tastanaki Preserve

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Rainy season hiking

This place is definitely special. Came back with Trailmaster Buc to do some swamp hiking. Wasn't... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Tavares, Florida

Excellent place to get away from the rat race. Great hiking, lots of Wildlife, very interesting... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
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“land”(2 reviews)
“forest”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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15430 Sw Cr 484, Dunnellon, FL 34432-4601
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

This place is definitely special. Came back with Trailmaster Buc to do some swamp hiking. Wasn't sure how wet it would be during rainy season and found it not too bad. At least till we went off trail. Hiked to the plane wreck through some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to get away from the rat race. Great hiking, lots of Wildlife, very interesting and well cared for. We'll marked trail intersections.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank R B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you are from out of town, you should be prepared for this to be a bit hard to find. In addition, we went on a Wednesday at around 3.30 and it the gate was closed. I am sure it will be nice, but there...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank KellyWoo
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I parked at the Cedar Grove Church / Cemetery which can be accessed via a dirt road from rt 200. From there I did a 7.2 mile trail run on the loop that can be easily seen by zooming in from google maps. The trail...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Eric P
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I've hiked here several times now and have never seen another person. It's 8,000 acres of complete serenity. Tons of wildlife. I've seen deer, jackrabbit, fox, eagle, bobcat, even a baby rattlesnake. Trails are well marked and maps are available at the trail entrance. Parking...More

Date of experience: April 2017
6  Thank FlaHarlock
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