Osceola - FR234

Lake City, Florida (Columbia County)

Last Updated: 04/08/2020
2 / 5 ( 1 reviews )
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 13.25 miles
Highest Elevation: 184 feet
Duration: About 30 minutes
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Lake City
Nearest Town w/ Services: Lake City
Official Road Name: 234
Management Agency: Osceola National Forest
District: Osceola National Forest


Highlight: Osceola - FR234
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 234 winds through Osceola National Forest from the southern region all the way to the west border. The trail will surround explorers with tall trees and swampland. FR234 is a nice scenic trail for anyone looking to explore the forest with ease.


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1. National Forest Road 234 Trailhead (0 mi)
The trail starts right off the pavement.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Lake City, Florida

Starting at US-441 and NE Gum Swamp Road, take NE Gum Swamp Road east for 8.3 miles. Once over the bridge crossing I-10, FR234 will be on the left/west side of NE Gum Swamp Road.


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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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