Search
Topics
  Create an account Home  ·  Information  ·  Your Account  ·  Contact Us  ·  Classifieds  
Ads

EquestrianCupid.com - the best horse-lover dating site!


Select Area
Driving Directions
NOAA Weather
Traffic Information

Free Classifieds 

Menu
· Home
· Archived_Stories
· Encyclopedia
· FAQ
· Information
· Search
· Top 30
· Web_Links

Get Map
MapQuest
Address/Intersection:
City:
State:ZIP Code:

Google Search
Google



Headlines

Horse Adoption and Rescue
[ Horse Adoption and Rescue ]

·The Best Little Horse House in Hastings, Inc.
·Rolling Rock Horse Rescue & Retirement
·Midwest Horse Welfare Foundation
·J&D 2nd Chance Horse Rescue Ranch
·St. Francis Horse Rescue & Retirement Farm
·The Guide Horse Foundation
·Walkin' N Circles Ranch
·Witch Trot Farms
·Miracle Horse Rescue

Who's Online
There are currently, 37 guest(s) and 0 member(s) that are online.

You are Anonymous user. You can register for free by clicking here


Florida: Cross Florida Greenway ? CR 484 to 49th Avenue
Posted on Wednesday, May 03 @ 23:33:36 MST by iljiana

Horse Rentals & Day Ride Trails Contact Information:
Office of Greenways and Trails
Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway
Headquarters (Ocala) 352-236-7143

DAY RIDE


Stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the St. Johns River, the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway occupies much of the land formerly known as the Cross Florida Barge Canal. This 110-mile corridor encompasses a variety of natural habitats and offers an array of trails and recreation areas where visitors can experience Florida’s premier greenway.

This region of the Cross Florida Greenway is dominated by longleaf pine sandhill and sand pine scrub natural communities. The area is also site of an historic "digging." Remnants of the former canal project, these features are wide linear areas that were literally carved out of the landscape to create the canal. Today, they exist as reforested, small-scale valleys. Because the bottoms of "diggings" are comprised of clayey soils that hold moisture, they are dominated by loblolly pines that prefer wetter areas than longleaf or sand pines. In many areas, they also offer challenging terrain for trail goers.

Trail Length/Surface:
- unpaved hiking, Florida Trail, approximately 3.33 miles
- unpaved equestrian, approximately 5.43 total miles (3.28 miles for main trail and 2.15 miles for alternate trail)
Fee: None
Counties: Marion
Nearby Cities: Ocala

Notes:
The 49th Avenue Trailhead provides a hardened parking area, picnic pavilion, and non-potable water. Parking is also available for approximately 5 equestrian trailers.

Once at the trailhead, proceed on foot or by horse north and then west to 49th Avenue where an underpass provides a safe crossing. After 49th Avenue, follow trail markers. Trails in this region continue west to CR 484.

The hiking trail in this area is part of the Florida Trail, and is officially designated as Florida National Scenic Trail (FNST). It is considered to be moderate in difficulty. The Florida Trail Association produces a detailed hiking guide and segment-by-segment maps that are very useful for hiking the entire Florida Trail. For more information, visit their website at www.florida-trail.org.

The arrow symbol on the map indicates where connecting and loop trails continue elsewhere.

Access/Directions:
49th Avenue Trailhead
From I-75 south of Ocala, take Exit 341 (old Exit 67) to CR 484. Head west (toward Dunnellon) on CR 484 approximately 2.5 miles until you reach Marion Oaks Trail (you will also see a sign for 49th Avenue). Take a right on Marion Oaks Trail and follow it until you reach SW 49th Avenue. Turn right on SW 49th Avenue and proceed north for a very short distance. The trailhead is on the right.


http://www.floridagreenwaysandtrails.org/cfg


 
Related Links
· More about Horse Rentals & Day Ride Trails
· News by iljiana


Most read story about Horse Rentals & Day Ride Trails:
Wyandotte County Lake Park



Article Rating
Average Score: 0
Votes: 0

Please take a second and vote for this article:

Excellent
Very Good
Good
Regular
Bad


Options

 Printer Friendly Printer Friendly



 
AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColorado ConnecticutDelawareFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinois
IndiannaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMaryland MassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontana
NebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew Mexico New YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahoma
OregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth Dakota TennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashington
Washington DCWest VirginiaWisconsinWyoming
CanadaUSAWorldwide


All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2005 - 2009 by HorseScapes.com
Site design and hosting by SSC Electronics.com

PHP-Nuke Copyright © 2004 by Francisco Burzi.
This is free software, and you may redistribute it under the GPL.
PHP-Nuke comes with absolutely no warranty, for details, see the license.