Richloam McKinney Sink Road

Dade City, Florida (Hernando County)

Last Updated: 05/24/2020
3 / 5 ( 3 reviews )
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 3.61 miles
Highest Elevation: 126 feet
Duration: About 20 minutes
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Dade City
Nearest Town w/ Services: Dade City
Official Road Name: McKinney Sink Road
Management Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
District: Northeast


Highlight: Richloam McKinney Sink Road
McKinney Sink Road is located on the far northwest side of Richloam Wildlife Management Area. Richloam WMA spans just over 58,000 acres across Hernando, Lake, Pasco, and Sumter Counties. Richloam WMA has a wide variety of activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, bike, and horseback riding. McKinney Sink Road safely travels through multiple ponds and swampland and ends at one of the best hiking trails in Richloam WMA. McKinney Sink road also provides primitive camping and one of many clay sink/pond areas. While exploring McKinney Sink Road drivers will experience a tunnel-like effect from trees and vegetation growing over the road.


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1. Trailhead from FL-50/Cortez Boulevard (0 mi)
There will be no signs for McKinney Sink Road. However, if traveling eastward there will be a Withlacoochee State Forest sign by Graveyard Road. McKinney Sink Road is a stone throw away to the east.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Dade City, Florida

Starting at the intersection for US-301 and FL-50 Cortez Blvd, take FL-50 east for 1.4 miles. On the left, there will be a dirt road with no other identification. Turn left/north onto McKinney Sink Road.



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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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