Ocala - Forest Road 57

2/5 (1 reviews)
Altoona, Florida (Lake County)
Last Updated: 06/05/2021
Zoom in to see trails...

Trail Information

Highlights

Forest Road 57 is located in southwest lower Ocala National Forest. FR57 is a relaxed drive through the forest on a well-maintained road, so visitors in any vehicle can take a stroll. Visitors will drive over water, go through hilly terrain, and helicopters may fly overhead from the nearby Ocala Camp Fire Control Center. Ocala National Forest is one of three National Forests in Florida. It spans 385,000 acres and is the second-largest National Forest in Florida. Exploring this area can be done in many ways, such as hiking, boating, horseback, OHV, ATV, and street-legal vehicles. Come hunt, camp, watch wildlife, visit a shooting range, or even see the Naval Bombing Range!

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Navigation

Trail Reviews

2/5 (1 reviews)
Jeff Bulat
Official Crew
17950
Status: Open
Rated 2/5
Visited: 04/24/2021

FR57 is an easy trail through the forest. During the visit, firefighters were training with a helicopter that drops water on fires, which was interesting to watch.

From the Community

Start a free trial and get this level of detail on every trail guide
Start Free Trial