Babcock Webb - Road 4

Punta Gorda, Florida (Charlotte County)

Last Updated: 12/15/2021
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Status:
Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Permit Information: Permit Required - Click Here
Length: 1.74 miles
Highest Elevation: 63 feet
Duration: About 10 minutes
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Punta Gorda
Nearest Town w/ Services: Punta Gorda
Official Road Name: Road 4
Management Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
District: Southwest

Highlights

Highlight: Babcock Webb -  Road 4
Road 4 is a short but beautiful trail located in northcentral Babcock Webb WMA. The trail connects to the almost 1300 acres for the Boy Scouts' Field Trial Area. Road 4 is a basic trail that cuts through bright green prairie, waist tall grass, and marsh/swamp areas. Trail 4 also connects to Road 5. Road 4 is a great place to relax and take in Florida's sights and sounds. 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 4 Trailhead (0 mi)
Road 4 is clearly marked with a sign off of Tram Grade.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Punta Gorda

Turn off I-75 at exit 158 and head east on Tucker Grade for about 1.35 miles and look for a sign for Seaboard Grade. Turn left/north onto Seaboard Grade and follow for almost 2.25 miles and look for a green sign for Tram Grade. Turn right/east onto Tram Grade for about 4.5-miles until coming to a road diagonally heading northeast. There will be a green sign identifying Road 4; the trail starts here.

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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