Richloam Historical Road

Dade City, Florida (Hernando County)

Last Updated: 08/25/2020
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 4.99 miles
Highest Elevation: 126 feet
Duration: About 20 minutes
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Dade City
Nearest Town w/ Services: Dade City
Official Road Name: Richloam Clay Sink Road
Management Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
District: Northeast


Highlight: Richloam Historical Road
This is a historic trail into Richloam Wildlife Management Area. The trail is mostly limestone road with some asphalt in the beginning, leading to the Richloam Post Office and General Store from 1928. Richloam General Store is located in the middle of nowhere and a great place to stop by! On the way you will get deeper into the 58,000 acre forest with plenty of opportunities to explore Richloam WMA.


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1. Trailhead from Cortez Boulevard (0 mi)
Trailhead is easily found by looking for a sign that reads, "Withlacoochee State Forest Richloam Trailhead" on the south side of Cortez BLVD.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Cortez, BLVD in Dade City, FL.

From intersection US-301 and Cortez BLVD, take Cortez BLVD east from Dade City. In about three miles there will be a sign for Wthlacoochee State Forest - Richloam Trailhead. Follow the sign and the trail will start immediately.


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Jeff Bulat

Jeff is an outdoor enthusiast located in the central Florida area. He enjoys exploring Florida's less traveled roads, visiting historic sites, and getting away from the city. While on trails Jeff is a huge supporter of tread lightly and believes in, "take out what you take in." A love for vehicles has recently brought Jeff to the world of off-roading. He is still new to the game but is enthusiastic about learning new techniques, vehicles, equipment, technology, and bringing all together to contribute to TrailsOffoad.
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