Osceola - FR235

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4/5 (4 reviews)
Sanderson, Florida (Baker County)
Last Updated: 03/20/2020
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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 235 is a scenic trail that runs from the north side of Osceola National Forest to the south side. The trail takes explorers through the forest and swamp while crossing multiple bridges. As one of Osceola's longest trail, there will be many scenic areas ranging from tall trees, bright green vegetation, and the trail will appear to disappear in the distance due to the flat nature of the land.

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4/5 (4)
Rated 4/5
Visited: 11/03/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Easier

Very scenic, super well-maintained, dirt road that any car or truck/suv can drive on. Previous reviewer reported a blockage, but it was no there as of Nov '23. Nothing offroad-like here, but well worth a drive!
Trail Review: Osceola - FR235 - Kris Engeman
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Visited: 08/20/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

FR235 blocked at 30.37264, -82.39807 with concrete barriers, Aug 20, 2023.
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 05/28/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Directions to way point 1 were spot on. The entire Forest Road 235 was on my Jeep's Navigation system, which was great. The trail was full of large potholes and washouts, which prevented anything more than 30mph. At waypoint 6 the pond had several campers set up enjoying the outdoors. After crossing the bridge at Interstate 10 we stayed to the right and drove to Waypoint 8, which had one camper. The campground had many large trees down. Between waypoint 8 and 9 there was another campground, which was very nice and full of campers enjoying the Memorial Day extended weekend. Did see three wild turkeys!
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Rated 3/5
Visited: 03/07/2020

Nice long scenic trail in Osceola National Forest.

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