Babcock Webb - Road 6

Punta Gorda, Florida (Charlotte County)

Last Updated: 01/22/2022
2 / 5 ( 1 reviews )
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Status:
Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Permit Information: Permit Required - Click Here
Length: 1.92 miles
Highest Elevation: 81 feet
Duration: About 10 minutes
Shape of Trail: Connector
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Punta Gorda
Nearest Town w/ Services: Punta Gorda
Official Road Name: Road 6
Management Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
District: Southwest

Highlights

Highlight: Babcock Webb -  Road 6
Road 6 is a short trail that connects both Tram Grade and Tucker Grade trails. Road 6 is an easy scenic drive through Babcock Webb WMA. Visitors can expect to see wildlife while browsing through woods, marshes, and prairies. Road 6 is also great for biking as it is well-maintained with little potholes. Fred C. Babcock/Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area is an active cattle ranch located in southwest Florida. The Wildlife Management Area consists of prairies, marshes, and woodlands spanning almost 66,000 acres in Charlotte County. Babcock Webb WMA allows camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, wildlife watching, paddling, boating, and horseback riding.

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Waypoints

1. Road 6 Trailhead (0 mi)
Road 6 is clearly marked with a green sign north of Tucker Grade.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Punta Gorda, Florida

Turn off I-75 at Exit 158 and head east on Tucker Grade. Proceed straight/east into Babcock Webb WMA for about 12.25 miles. On the left/north side of Tucker Grade, there will be a dirt road with a green sign for Road 6.

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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