Richloam - Dark Stretch Road

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3/5 (1 reviews)
Dade City, Florida (Hernando County)
Last Updated: 09/03/2020

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Richloam Wildlife Management Area spans 58,000 acres, crossing into Hernando, Pasco, Sumter, and Lake counties. Richloam is located in a swamp and is full of outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, and horseback riding! Swamps offer wildlife plenty of food and water for wildlife so visitors can expect to see various animals from deer, hogs, gators, birds, and plenty of insects. Dark Stretch Road is located in the western Richloam Wildlife Management Area. The trail has a spooky theme due to the very dense forest trying to reclaim the trail. The vegetation creates a tunnel and will block out most of the sunlight at times! Dark Stretch Road is also part of Lower Lake Swamp and has many randomly placed water crossings and mud to splash through. The unique eerie atmosphere is also attributed by banana and crab spiders making webs on the trail, then crawling on your windshield after driving through them!

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3/5 (1)
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Rated 3/5
Visited: 08/22/2020

Dark Stretch Road had lots of water crossings and tree branches to deal with, sometimes both at the same time! Fun trail nonetheless and the dark theme is rather interesting.

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