Ocala - Forest Road 06

Deland, Florida (Lake County)

Last Updated: 05/20/2021
3 / 5 ( 1 reviews )
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 5.65 miles
Highest Elevation: 54 feet
Duration: About 25 minutes
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Deland
Nearest Town w/ Services: Deland
Official Road Name: 06
Management Agency: Ocala National Forest
District: Pipeline Unit


Highlight: Ocala - Forest Road 06
Forest Road 06 is a calm and easy trail moving through southeast Ocala National Forest. The tranquil drive through the forest will take explorers on a smooth dirt road with a small water crossing. Travelers can expect to see many Florida wildlife on the trail and various vegetation and remains of prescribed burns. Ocala National Forest is one of three National Forests in Florida. Spanning 385,000 acres, Ocala is the second largest National Forest in Florida. Exploring Ocala National Forest can be done in many ways, such as hiking, boating, horseback, OHV, ATV, and street-legal vehicles. Ocala National Forest is great for anyone looking to hunt, camp, watch wildlife, visit a shooting range, or even see the Naval Bombing Range!


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1. Forest Road 06 Trailhead (0 mi)
The trailhead begins immediately off FL-42.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: DeLand, Florida

From the intersection of South Woodland Blvd and West New York Ave, take West New York Ave. west for 5.5 miles, then turn right onto FL-42. Stay on FL-42 for about 6.5 miles and turn right/north onto a dirt road for FR 06. The trail starts immediately.


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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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