Osceola - FR215

Lake City, Florida (Columbia County)

Last Updated: 04/06/2020
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Status:
Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 3 miles
Highest Elevation: 225 feet
Duration: About 15 minutes
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Lake City
Nearest Town w/ Services: Lake City
Official Road Name: 215
Management Agency: Osceola National Forest
District: Osceola National Forest

Highlights

Highlight: Osceola - FR215
Osceola National Forest is one of three National Forests in Florida. Spanning 266,000 acres Osceola is the smallest of Florida's National Forests. Exploring Osceola National Forest can be done in many ways such as hiking, ATVs, horseback, and street-legal vehicles. Ocala National Forest is great for anyone looking to hunt, camp, watch wildlife, or visit the Lewis D. Whitaker shooting range! National Forest Road 215 travels north and south through Osceola National Forest. The trail will surround explorers with tall trees and swampland. FR215 has a dedicated area to load/unload OHV for travelers looking to ditch licensed vehicles for exploration.

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Waypoints

1. National Forest Road 215 Trailhead (0 mi)
Trailhead is not labeled, however it is the only dirt road located right across from the prison.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Lake City, Florida

Starting at the intersection for US-90 and SE Vet Loop, take US-90 east for 6 miles. On the left/north side of US-90, there will be a dirt road across from a prison. Turn onto this dirt road; this is the trailhead.

Camping

Not allowed

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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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