Citrus - Trail 8

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2.8/5 (4 reviews)
Inverness, Florida (Citrus County)
Last Updated: 05/28/2022
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Trail 8 is probably the most difficult trail in Citrus WMA! Many offroaders have become stuck on Trail 8 due to deep ruts and slippery mud located towards the beginning of the trail. Once past the mud and ruts Trail 8 calms down but drivers will need to watch for mud holes, and climb over ledges where Florida's torrential downpours have washed away the trail! Explorers will also disappear below ground level as deep trenches have been dug into the soil from countless heavy machinery maintaining the trail. Citrus Wildlife Management Area is a very popular and active Management Area. Citrus WMA is almost 50,000 acres and is part of both Citrus and Hernando counties. Citrus WMA provides plenty of four-wheeling, hiking, biking, and horse riding trails along with multiple camping sites.

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2.8/5 (4)
Partially Open
Rated 2/5
Visited: 11/07/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Easier

This trail is permanently closed between waypoints 1 and 3, which means that the difficult/fun parts are not available to access. If you ignore the signs you'll be trespassing. The rest of the trail is super easy and any high clearance vehicle like a Subaru could do it in dry season. Rather disappointing, but the rest of Citrus WMA like Trail 11 can be great.
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Rated 3/5
Visited: 05/16/2023

Came here for trail 8. They have the muddy part of trail 8 closed off :(
Rated 4/5
Visited: 01/21/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Been on this trail a few times and yes it only has a few spots that are challenging but overall its still fun. C
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Rated 2/5
Visited: 09/21/2019

Trail 8 is interesting only within the first mile or so. After the first mile Trail 8 is tame and any stock 4WD could handle it.

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