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“Tillis Hills Campground in Citrus Tract of Withalacoochee State Forest”

Withlacoochee State Forest
Ranked #2 of 21 things to do in Brooksville
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The Tillis Hills Recreation area campground BEATS the Silver Lake Recreation area by far if you're not wanting to be by a lake. It is QUIET. These state forest campsites are in the middle of the Citrus tract, not next to an interstate like Silver Lake. The campsites are all asphalt, with plenty of room. 50/30 hookups. Large pavillion area. Each campsite has fire ring and a table secured to the ground, but far enough away that you shouldn't have to move it. Large grassy sites, no privacy between, but plenty of room. Many people here brought horses, as this facility has horse stalls and lots of trails for riding. The road to the campground curiously is gravel, which is funny considering the campground is all paved. Wonder if they were trying to keep it a secret. Compared to the state parks these bathrooms are in need of updating, but the toilets flushed and the showers were warm. There were no gate codes, but one night when we returned to the campground after 9 pm when it was dark there was a gate secured with a chain but it was not locked. HIghly recommended if you want a quiet place to sleep out in the woods.

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

The caves are really fun to go in and check out. Its a true adventure taking walks and exp[loring. Bring bug spray!!! But most of all bring a camera.

2  Thank lizzwithadblzz
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We have walked on the trails at the Withlacoochee area.

This area of Brooksville, FL and the Ridge Manor area that is nearby offers an opportunity to what Florida's nature areas are like.

2  Thank Eliza W
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

One of few places in Florida that offers tubing. While the water may be cold to some, it's very refreshing and relaxing on a hot day. Arrive early to beat the crowds. Great way to spend the day enjoying Mother Nature.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Hiked the Croom trail A. This is a great multi use area. The trails are designated for hiking, mountain bikes, and equestrian. I was also told they had a motor cross section as well. There is a usage fee of $2 per person. The trail head has restrooms and water. The trail was dry and the terrain ran from flat and easy sink holes and hills! The eco systems along the trail kept changing and will hold your interest. We did not have any problems with bugs and there was plenty of shade.

5  Thank Florence J
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