Babcock Webb - Powerline Grade

1/5 (1 reviews)
Punta Gorda, Florida (Charlotte County)
Last Updated: 12/14/2021
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Highlights

Powerline Road is a scenic drive under and between tall electricity pylons. While traveling under the pylons, travels can expect to hear electrical crackling and zapping sounds along with birds chirping and cows mooing. Driving through Babcock Webb WMA on Powerline Grade will show marshes, lush green vegetation, and pylons all disappearing far into the distance. Powerline Grade is an odd combination of modern engineering and nature combined into one. 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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Trail Reviews

1/5 (1 reviews)
Jeff Bulat
Official Crew
17950
Status: Open
Rated 1/5
Visited: 07/25/2020

Powerline Grade is pretty disappointing as 90% of it is closed to vehicles, the trail is short, and maintained well. Usually powerline roads are a good 4WD trail.

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