Ocala - Forest Road 22.03

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5/5 (3 reviews)
Silver Springs, Florida (Marion County)
Last Updated: 02/26/2020
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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 22-03 is a scenic but demanding drive through Ocala National Forest. FR22-03 will make drivers keep up momentum to prevent getting stuck in the various depths of Florida sugar sand. There will be mild hill climbs and lots of loop-de-loops that will put any shock absorber through its paces. FR22-03 is a great trail for drivers looking to push their new reservoir shocks!

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5/5 (3)
Rated 5/5
Visited: 11/08/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Lots of fun playing in the deep sugar sand (or after a real heavy rain, the mud). Lots of wildlife, animal tracks, and views of Ocala Nat'l Forest. Definitely want some clearance and 4WD here, but there isn't anything terribly difficult unless you intentionally play around in the sand.
Rated 5/5
Visited: 05/13/2020

A whole lot of fun and deep, soft sand! I can see where this would be nasty just after some rain. Keep an eye out for wild life, saw lots of bear tracks on the trail but no bears.
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 02/01/2020

FR22-03 is a fun trail for any offroader! The sand does keep your speed up and the rolling hills make a great scene! One of Ocala National Forest's best trails!

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