San Felasco Hammock Trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gainesville, Florida that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
*Marker is for hikers.* Unmatched for its quality of cross-country biking in the state of Florida, San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park offers almost 20 miles of single-track trails. Hikers have options both north and south of Millhopper Road in loops from 1-6 mi. http://www.sanfelasco.net/ Map for bikes is here. http://www.sanfelasco.net/docs/SanFelascoBikeTrails10-2011.pdf Trailhead directions for bikes is here: http://www.sanfelasco.net/docs/Directions_north_entrance.pdf
I do eight mile hikes here at least once a week and I love it. North side trails are nice and wide and the habitats change up often so it's never dull. A great place to see deer, tortoises, armadillos, a plethora of birds, insects and now even coyote.
It's dog friendly and just a great hike!
The biker riders were rude and not considerate of hikers, they felt it was their trail.
This is my favorite trail in Florida.
Hot. Not much to see. But, hey, it's Florida. Good luck finding a great trail anywhere in the whole state.
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.
Only went on one trail but it was a good hike and the swampy land was beautiful. I recommend this trail.