Goethe - North Prong Road

Dunnellon, Florida (Levy County)

Last Updated: 07/09/2020
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Typically Open: Year Round
Permit Information: Permit Required - Click Here
Length: 2.51 miles
Highest Elevation: 91 feet
Duration: About 20 minutes
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Dunnellon
Nearest Town w/ Services: Dunnellon
Official Road Name: North Prong Road
Management Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
District: Goethe State Forest


Highlight: Goethe - North Prong Road
Goethe State Forest is located in central Florida and spans almost 54,000 acres. Exploring Goethe State Forest can be done in many ways, such as hiking, bicycling, horseback, and street-legal vehicles. Goethe State Forest is great for anyone looking to hunt, fish, camp, and watch wildlife. North Prong Road is located on the southern side of Goethe State Forest. What the trail lacks in elevation changes, it makes up for it with lots of corners as drivers wind through the forest. The corners will make blind spots at times so be sure to watch for any animals bolting across the road at the last second! At the end of North Prong Road is a Florida Forest Service Fire Station with the Lebanon Lookout Tower.


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1. Trailhead (0 mi)
North Prong Road starts at the intersection of Goethe - North Gasline Road. Turn left/west onto North Prong Road. There will be a brown sign identifying the trail.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Dunnellon, Florida

At the intersection of N Williams St and Cedar St, turn westbound onto Cedar St. Follow Cedar St. for about 5 miles then turn northbound onto FL-336. Follow FL-336 for almost 8 miles. There are dirt trails on the south and north side of FL-336. Look for a small brown sign on the northbound dirt trail for North Gasline Road and turn onto this road. Follow North Gasline Road a short distance, and there will be a dirt road on the left/east side of the road with a brown sign for North Prong Road. Turn off North Gasline Road at the trailhead for North Prong 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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