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Explore the Outdoors — U.S. Forest Service Offers Fee-Free Day For National Public Lands Day

Tallahassee, Fla. – In recognition of the 2009 National Public Lands Day, the U.S. Forest Service is waiving fees to the public on Sept. 26 at select day-use recreation areas in the Apalachicola, Osceola and Ocala National Forests.
National Public Lands Day was established to encourage citizen stewardship and visitation to public lands managed by the [...]

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Hunt Camp Passes Now Available for Ocala NF Hunting Season

Hunt camp passes are available for the 2009-2010 general gun season on the Ocala National Forest. Hunt camps will open at 8 a.m. Nov. 13, 2009, and close at 6 p.m. Jan. 11, 2010. (Info on the general gun season can be found at: http://www.fs.fed.us/r8/florida/ocala/recreation/hunting.overview.php?p=1.1.2.8

Those wishing to purchase a pass have the option to purchase [...]

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Apalachicola National Forest Munson Hills/Twilight Mountain Bike Trails To Undergo Enhancements

The public is invited for a day of mountain biking and learning about the exciting enhancements planned for both the Munson Hills and Twilight mountain bike trails in the Apalachicola National Forest.

When:
Saturday, Sept. 12.
Ride out at 8:30 a.m. SHARP–Munson Hill Mountain Bike Ride. Meet at St. Mark’s Rail-Trail Trailhead at Woodville Highway and Capital Circle. [...]

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