Lake Jesup Observation Platform Trail

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Lake Jesup Observation Platform Trail is a 2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Oviedo, Florida that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
19 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

camping

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

horseback riding

views

bugs

muddy

Initially, the North Lake Jesup Tract and the Marl Bed Flats Tract were purchased to meet legislative requirements established for mitigation of the Seminole County portion of the Eastern Beltway. Initially, the North Lake Jesup Tract and the Marl Bed Flats Tract were purchased to meet legislative requirements established for mitigation of the Seminole County portion of the Eastern Beltway. Now, along with the East Lake Jesup Tract, these lands contribute to the enhancement and protection of water resources and increased flood protection and the protection of ecological functions and habitats in the Lake Jesup area. The Marl Bed Flats Tract was jointly acquired with Seminole County, and the countys Wilderness Park with boat ramp is located on the southwest corner of this tract. Lake Jesup is mostly composed of floodplain wetlands and wooded hammocks.

hiking
16 days ago

nice place too go with the family take the kids they will love it. if you like hiking, birdwatching or scenic walking ya'll love it. there's lots of wildlife too see.

30 days ago

hiking
Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Nice hike. Watch out for the wild pigs cause there are many big boars. It also has cattle. I walk here once a week at least. Love the wild life