Ocala - Forest Road 14

Umatilla, Florida (Marion County)

Last Updated: 03/02/2020
2 / 5 ( 2 reviews )
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Status: Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 11.94 miles
Highest Elevation: 173 feet
Duration: About 30 minutes
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Umatilla
Nearest Town w/ Services: Umatilla
Official Road Name: 14
Management Agency: Ocala National Forest
District: Pipeline Unit
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Highlights

Highlight: Ocala - Forest Road 14
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! National Forest Road 14 is a scenic road traveling across southern Ocala National Forest. FR14 has many hills to climb and the road appears to disappear into the trees. FR14 runs alongside high voltage power lines and connects to many other trails.

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Route Information

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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

Trailhead Coordinates: 29.037922, -81.834050

Starting Point: Umatilla, Florida

From the intersection of SE Highway 42 and SE 252nd Ct, take SE Highway 24 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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Trail Reviews (2)

Author:
Status: Open
Offroaded on:
Rating:
A nice and easy 2wd dirt road. Saw some turkeys and a gopher tortoise.

Author: Official Crew
Status: Open
Offroaded on:
Rating:
FR14 is a basic dirt road. It does offer multiple hilltops that allow some nice views.

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Writer Information

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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