Ocala - Forest Road 11

Palatka, Florida (Putnam County)

Last Updated: 03/02/2020
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 9.83 miles
Highest Elevation: 101 feet
Duration: About 30 minutes
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Palatka
Nearest Town w/ Services: Palatka
Official Road Name: 11
Management Agency: Ocala National Forest
District: Church Lake Unit


Highlight: Ocala - Forest Road 11
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 11 is a scenic trail running through the northern part of Ocala National Forest. FR11 is known for access to Caravelle Ranch WMA and Roadman Dam isn't far from the trailhead! Drivers can expect to see FR11 fade into the distance as the trail is extremely flat and open.


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1. National Forest Road 11 Trailhead (0 mi)
Rodman Dam Road turns from asphalt to dirt, that is where FR11 starts.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Palatka, Florida

Starting at the intersection of CR-310 and FL-19, take FL-19 south for about a mile. Turn west onto Rodman Dam Road and follow it for about 4.5 miles and when the asphalt changes to dirt, that is where FR11 begins.


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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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