Babcock Webb - Road 5

Punta Gorda, Florida (Charlotte County)

Last Updated: 01/22/2022
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Highlight: Babcock Webb -  Road 5
Road 5 is located in central Babcock Webb WMA. Explorers can expect the trail to cut through bright green prairies almost as far as the eye can see. Road 5 is an easy scenic route allowing anyone to travel on it. Road 5 north of Tram Grade is a little less traveled and is more marsh than prairie environment. Road 5 travels up to the Boy Scout's Field Trial area, consisting of almost 1300 acres. Road 5 also connects to Road 4 which is another beautiful scenic trail in Babcock Webb WMA. 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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1. Road 5 Trailhead (0 mi)
Trail 5 starts just north of the gate off 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 8.75 miles. On the left/north side of Tucker Grade there will be a dirt road with a green sign for Road 5.


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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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