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Best Trails near Gainesville, Florida

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on Trails of the Devil's Mil...
6 days ago

Short loop not far from residential areas. Not too much as far as wildlife is concerned. Fairly quiet as most visitors seem purely interested in the stairway into the sinkhole.

on Trails of the Devil's Mil...
1 month ago

hiking

had a amazing time with the kids. they enjoyed it we did both the sinkhole trail and the trail around the sinkhole.

on San Felasco Hammock Trail
1 month ago

walking

Hot. Not much to see. But, hey, it's Florida. Good luck finding a great trail anywhere in the whole state.

on San Felasco Hammock Trail
1 month ago

Beautiful walk

on Loblolly Woods Trail
3 months ago

hiking

Love this trail! Great for a leisurely walk or for running. Beautiful views of the creek. The trail is also shaded, which keeps it quite a bit cooler on hot days.

on Trails of the Devil's Mil...
4 months ago

short but sweet! it was worth the drive.

on San Felasco Hammock Trail
4 months ago

Check for ticks after! Very nice trail through woods. There are some moderate hills. There are a few trails in the San Felasco Park. Off of 53rd (Millhopper Road) Avenue there is a trail north and south of 53rd. There is another access for off-road biking and horseback of 441 (North). Both are excellent trails.

on Alachua County
4 months ago

geocaching

Good

on San Felasco Hammock Trail
4 months ago

hiking

Only went on one trail but it was a good hike and the swampy land was beautiful. I recommend this trail.

on Trails of the Devil's Mil...
4 months ago

looks nice, the sinkhole looks nice, trail is short and you can see a farmstead from the trail

on San Felasco Hammock Trail
7 months ago

There are over 50 miles of single track trails here at San Felasco Hammock and though they are used mainly for horseback riding & mt biking, they are great for hiking. Just yield to bikers. Weekdays are best to avoid mt bike traffic. I believe the trails here are some of the finest in the State. And if you're a mt biker, you will love this place.

on Gainesville-Hawthorne Sta...
7 months ago

road biking

One of the best trails around for road biking. Watch out for heavy pedestrian/rollerblade/stroller traffic the first couple of miles, but after that the traffic fades away and you get to experience many different ecosystems with little traffic (except the occasional cross street) to worry about. Hit up the trail early in the morning and you will likely see turkeys and deer, and maybe even a wild boar. Just don't get too relaxed, as these critters are unpredictable (I came up on a guy who had somersaulted his bike over a wild boar one time).

Really, the Gainesville-Hawthorne trail is one of the true gems in this area, a very scenic ride, and a great way to get some shaded exercise in the brutal Florida summer.

on Morningside Trails
9 months ago

hiking

Fun trail. Will definitely go back to explore more

on Morningside Trails
9 months ago

Great time out on the trail!

on San Felasco Hammock Trail
9 months ago

mountain biking

I rode about 10 miles of the trails. They are excellent for cross country mountain biking with pretty good flow and not too technical.