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#26 of 178 state parks in Florida

Best trails in Gold Head Branch State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Gold Head Branch State Park 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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Gold Head Branch State Park is located midway between Gainesville and Jacksonville, six miles north of Keystone Heights on SR 21.Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities including fishing, horseback riding, canoeing, swimming, hiking and wildlife viewing. Fees $5 per vehicle

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#1 - Head Branch Trail
Gold Head Branch State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m
Gold Head Branch State Park, a Florida State Park, is 2,000 acres (8 km) of rolling sandhills, marshes, ravines, lakes and scrub located midway between Gainesville and Jacksonville, six miles (10 km) north of Keystone Heights on SR 21. Activities include fishing, horseback, canoeing, swimming, hiking and wildlife viewing. Amenities include full facility camping, lakeside cabins, a picnic area overlooking Little Lake Johnson, and a beach on the lake. The park also has four marked hiking trails and a seven mile equestrian trail.Show more