Ocala National forest Florida – 52 miles from Orlando

Ocala forest is a gigantic (1570 km2) pine trees forest with the unique sandy soil and specific type of pine tree – Pinus clausa, or just Sandy pine, which prevails in Ocala – all that beauty is surrounded by evergreen oaks.

Ocala National forest Florida

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Ocala reserve is one of the largest pine massif of the entire world, a habitat for rare species of birds and animals. Here you can find many various inhabitants: black American bears, bald eagles, deer, alligators, wild boars, otters, raccoons, opossums, lynxes, ground squirrels, black squirrels and even turtles, and many-many other!

Ocala National forest Florida

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Ocala National forest Florida

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On the forest territory, there are more than 600 lakes, few rivers and streams; in the crystal-clean waters of springs are organized some bathhouses with the same temperature all year long.

Ocala National forest Florida

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Ocala National forest Florida

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Ocala National forest Florida

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Ocala forest is known as a place for perfect fishing for perch.

But you firstly need to get a special agreement to hunt or fish in the Ocala forest!

Ocala National forest Florida

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This forest is one of the most beloved places for the lovers of hiking, mountain bikes, canoeing and kayaking.

All around the reserve there are equipped places for resting, camping and picnics, in surrounding of the untouched nature and… with regularly not working mobile phones! 😉

View full map of forest

Оcala национальный заповедник Флорида

The address of Center for visitors the National forest 45621 State Road 19 Altoona, Florida

National forest on Florida map:

Official web of the forest www.fs.usda.gov/main/ocala/home

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