In what has become an annual event along the Florida Trail, hikers gathered in January to celebrate the birthday of Billy Goat, a long-time member of the long distance hiking community.
Seminole State Forest
Hiking, biking, paddling, camping, and other outdoor recreation in Seminole State Forest. Spanning from the edge of the Ocala National Forest to the Wekiva River basin, the forest is an important component of the Wekiva Greenway and offers extensive trail systems for hikers, cyclists, and equestrians.
Headquarters Address: 9610 CR 44, Leesburg
Land Manager: Florida Forest Service
A hike on the Florida Trail in Seminole State Forest leads you through the kind of vast, open spaces that you’d never imagine existed so close to Orlando.
On an 8.8 mile hike through the southeastern portion of Seminole State Forest, the Lower Wekiva Loop treats you to shady hammocks and vast pine savannas.