Your favorite off road rides Ocala National Forest

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Your favorite off road rides Ocala National Forest

Post by Kilometers2 » Mon Nov 08, 2021 10:15 am

Posting this in Ride Reports as I am looking for ride recommendations. Growing up in Florida I used to hunt in the Ocala National Forest 43 years ago. I didn't have a truck but did a fair job bouncing down the foreat roads in a car. I live in north Alabama and am hoping to meet one of my sisters there over the winter and take her exploring. Her knowledge of the area consists of just Juniper Springs. What are the must do rides through the forests these days or other sights.

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Re: Your favorite off road rides Ocala National Forest

Post by kodiakfrank » Fri Nov 12, 2021 12:27 am

I live in Crystal River and would love to find riders with local knowledge of Ocala N.F. too. :lurker:
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Re: Your favorite off road rides Ocala National Forest

Post by Kilometers2 » Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:11 am

kodiakfrank wrote:
Fri Nov 12, 2021 12:27 am
I live in Crystal River and would love to find riders with local knowledge of Ocala N.F. too. :lurker:
Growing up in Tampa I used to go to Ocala to backpack in the winter (less bugs). There were several trips put of Juniper Springs on the Ocala, now Florida Trail, to lakes. I seem to recall forest roads leading to these same lakes and hope to explore/camp there again next year.
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Re: Your favorite off road rides Ocala National Forest

Post by kodiakfrank » Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:18 am

I used to live in Thonotosassa and went to King High School (mid 70's) on 56th street. It's been decades since I have been in the Ocala forest; I mostly wander about in the Chassahowitzka, Withlacoochee, and Goethe forests.

I don't know the Ocala, but if you would like someone to wander about with you just give me a call: three five two, three six four, eighty-five eighty-eight.
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Re: Your favorite off road rides Ocala National Forest

Post by Kilometers2 » Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:17 pm

Thanks Kodiak. Will do. Hope to get down there this spring.
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