"Ocala National Forest and Environs" Top 5 Page for this destination Ocala by Ewingjr98

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VT doesn't have a location for Ocala National Forest, so I am posting my brief exploration of the area under the Ocala page. Here I have a few tips on the forest and the nearby town of Palatka.

I decided to take a scenic drive through the area when driving from Tampa to St. Augustine. I took the highway (I-75) to Ocala, then traveled the side roads into the Ocala National Forest (on County Road 314 and Highway 314) then we jumped on SR 19 into Palatka. The scenic route from Ocala to Palatka is about 55 miles but it takes nearly an hour and half due to the narrow roads (and even narrower bridges).

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  • doug48's Profile Photo
    Nov 14, 2011 at 8:31 PM

    interesting tip on the marshall plantation. i have been to the forest numerous times and missed that location. thanks.

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Oct 15, 2010 at 10:17 PM

    Thanks for your story...

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