7.5 miles. Walk through vast, open spaces that you’d never imagine existed so close to Orlando.
A shaded loop trail winding through mesic hammocks borders a marsh that was once known as Lake Lucie.
Explore the Wekiva River and Black Water Creek floodplains on this lengthy loop hike in Seminole State Forest
With more than 12 miles of hiking through the heart of Florida black bear territory, the Rock Springs Run Hiking Trail gets you into the wild outside Orlando.
You have a better-than-average chance of spotting a Florida black bear at Rock Springs Run State Reserve, a vast wilderness area in the Wekiva River basin. This is the one park where we’ve seen the most evidence of our native Florida black bear.