Ocala - Forest Road 14

Umatilla, Florida (Marion County)

Last Updated: 06/27/2021
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Highlight: Ocala - Forest Road 14
National Forest Road 14 is a scenic road traveling across southern Ocala National Forest. FR14 has many hills to climb, offering Ocala's "trail to the sky" feature from the precision straight cut trail that makes trails appear to touch the sky in the distance. FR14 runs alongside high voltage power lines and connects to many other trails. Ocala National Forest is one of three National Forests in Florida. Spanning 385,000 acres, Ocala is the second largest National Forest in Florida. Exploring Ocala National Forest can be done in many ways, such as hiking, boating, horseback, OHV, ATV, and street-legal vehicles. Ocala National Forest is great for anyone looking to hunt, camp, watch wildlife, visit a shooting range, or even see the Naval Bombing Range!

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Waypoints

1. National Forest 14 Trailhead - Head East (0 mi)
The trailhead lies right off SE 182nd Ave.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Umatilla

From the intersection of SE Highway 42 and SE 252nd Ct, take SE Highway 42 west for almost 5 miles. Turn north onto SE 182nd Ave and follow it for four miles until a roadsign for SE 127 St Rd. Turn onto SE 127 St. Rd. The trail starts here.

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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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