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Ocala National Forest: Alexander Springs
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Blue Man
N 29° 04.693 W 081° 34.667
17R E 443765 N 3216789
Quick Description: Ocala WMA is part of the Ocala National Forest, the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. The forest contains the largest concentration of sand pine in the world as well as some of the best remaining stands of longleaf pine.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 7/13/2007 7:01:52 AM
Waymark Code: WM1VDM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Blue Man
Views: 183

Long Description:
There are many black bears in the area, as well as wild turkey, bald eagles, white-tailed deer, gopher tortoise, alligators, and eastern indigo snakes. On the drive to Alexander Springs you may see scrub-jays perched on the electric wires. Swimming, kayaking, and paddling are popular activities.

On the Timucuan Trail, watch for migratory songbirds and waders. Watch for limpkins at river crossings and red-cockaded woodpecker trees throughout the forest.
Managing Agency:
Florida Fish and Wildlife in cooperation with the US Forest Service.


Cluster Name: Swallow-tailed Kite

County: Lake

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