Osceola - FR236

Lake City, Florida (Columbia County)

Last Updated: 04/08/2020
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 8.7 miles
Highest Elevation: 177 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: 236
Management Agency: Osceola National Forest
District: Osceola National Forest


Highlight: Osceola - FR236
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 236 is a trail that runs through the southwest lower section of Osceola National Forest and connects to the west border of Osceola National Forest. Visitors can expect to be surrounded by trees and swampland on their exploration.


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1. National Forest Road 236 Trailhead (0 mi)
Trail starts where dirt begins.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Lake City, Florida

Starting at the intersection of NE Gum Swamp Road and US-441, take NE Gum Swamp Road east for 4.4 miles. On the left/north side of US-441, there will be a dirt road named Still Road. Travel north on Still Road for a mile and once over the bridge you will see the trailhead for FR236.


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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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