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Best trails in Buck Lake Conservation Area

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Explore the most popular trails in Buck Lake Conservation Area with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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#1 - Buck Lake White Trail from East Trailhead
Buck Lake Conservation Area
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
Please note: this area may flood after heavy rains. The Buck Lake tract consists of natural woodlands and wetlands that have been used historically for pine and hardwood timber production and cattle ranching. North Buck Lake Scrub Sanctuary includes 181 acres of woodlands and wetlands adjacent to the 9,000 acres Buck Lake Conservation Area managed by the St. Johns River Water Management District. Along the trails, visitors can observe the variety of protected natural communities that support many species of plant and animal.Show more
#2 - Buck Lake Red Trail from West Trailhead
Buck Lake Conservation Area
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 3 h 38 m
The Buck Lake tract consists of natural woodlands and wetlands that have been used historically for pine and hardwood timber production and cattle ranching. North Buck Lake Scrub Sanctuary includes 181 acres of woodlands and wetlands adjacent to the 9,000 acres Buck Lake Conservation Area managed by the St. Johns River Water Management District. Along the trails, visitors can observe the variety of protected natural communities that support many species of plant and animal.Show more