Babcock Webb - Oilwell Grade

3/5 (1 reviews)
Punta Gorda, Florida (Charlotte County)
Last Updated: 12/13/2021
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Oilwell Grade is an easy, scenic trail that travels through the northern and southern regions of west Babcock Webb WMA. On the northside of Oilwell Grade is a mile-long hiking trail named Flag Pond Loop Trail, which loops around a pond. Oilwell Grade has various scenic areas traveling through marshlands, woods, and prairies. At the southern end of the trail is a beautiful and quiet pond area that hosts a picnic table for travelers who wish to take in the sounds and sights of nature. 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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3/5 (1 reviews)
Jeff Bulat
Official Crew
Status: Open
Rated 3/5
Visited: 07/25/2020

Easy trail but has an interesting beginning and end. The end of the trail is a great place to relax, watch fish jump out of water and see gators sunbathing.

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