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Old 02-21-2013, 06:24 PM   #1
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OHV in north florida / south GA

Whats out there, there is not a whole lot in tampa, and only one place in ocala, is there anything in north florida or south georgia to take a weekend trip from tampa?

Pics would be great if there is any parks in that area

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Old 02-21-2013, 06:39 PM   #2
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plenty of stuff around tampa.... there's trails from 30 minutes to Ocala away. get with one of the local clubs to be introduced to some spots...

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Old 02-21-2013, 07:30 PM   #3
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i have been taken to 1 spot in the "brandon area" thats the only one i know of in the area, may be heading back that way one of these days, have not meet any of the jeep clubs in tampa, i dont see many around
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I live about 3 miles from the Apalachicola National Forest. There are TONS of trails running all through it and there are numerous camping areas. Not sure what kind of trails you might prefer but might be something you would want to look into. Just got my ride so I plan on taking the kids out as much as possible.
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i like all kinds of trail riding, rocks, mud, hills, drops, love it all
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Old 02-23-2013, 11:43 AM   #6
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These are probably more mud than anything, typical forest trails. Tons of 'em though.
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Old 03-11-2013, 06:21 PM   #7
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Where would we find the appalachicola trails? Do we just find the camping areas and it will be obvious?
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:19 PM   #8
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Where would we find the appalachicola trails? Do we just find the camping areas and it will be obvious?
I can do some research tomorrow and let u know what i find.
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Old 03-21-2013, 11:20 AM   #9
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I've been keeping an eye on this thread becuase I'm looking for pretty much the same thing. I ride mostly in the Ocala National Forest and occasionaly Hardrock looking for something new!
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I can do some research tomorrow and let u know what i find.
Wow, i suck. I never did look for that info. Sad part is even i want to find a map of the trails.
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Old 03-21-2013, 08:00 PM   #11
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I called the ranger station and they sent me a nice e-mail saying that there were miles of trails, mostly just dirt roads but a few creek crossings, some mud and a few nice trails worth finding. Still haven't made it down but I thought it was nice of the ranger to take the time.
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Old 05-31-2013, 09:47 AM   #12
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There are some trails off 54 by hwy 98 coming out of Zephyrhills going into Lakeland thats just around the corner from tampa less than an hr away lot of trails and more mud than you need for some fun just one way in on the right if you come from Zephyrhills way by SE 54 it's about 1/2 a mile. a mile tops or so before you get to hwy 98

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