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Best trails in High Springs

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Looking for a great trail near High Springs, Florida? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, forest trails, kid friendly trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park or Devils Millhopper Geological State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Sweetwater Wetlands Park or Loblolly Woods North. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in High Springs ranging from 1.6 to 12.6 miles and from 39 to 65 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in High Springs
Top trails (9)
#1 - Santa Fe River: Worthington Springs to Suwannee River
High Springs, Florida
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Length: 12.6 mi
Santa Fe River: Worthington Springs to Suwannee River is a 12.6 mile point-to-point trail located near High Springs, Florida that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarShow more
#2 - Paraners Branch Loop Trail
O'Leno State Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
For up to date information, please see the state park page here: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/oleno-state-park This is a full loop from the trail head at the bridge and back. A Show more
#3 - Sweetwater Trail
River Rise Preserve State Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 3 h 10 m
Sweetwater starting from Old Bellamy Road.Show more
#4 - Gilchrist Blue Springs Loop
Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 42 m
NOTE: COVID 19 update: this trail is open, the concession is closed, services and restrooms are limited, Visitors must maintain a distance of six feet. This trail loop connects all 5 natural spring Show more
#5 - Limestone Trail
O'Leno State Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 17 m
For up to date information, please see the state park page here: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/oleno-state-parkShow more
#6 - River Rise Preserve Trail
River Rise Preserve State Park
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
This trail is a dirt road that ends where the Santa Fe River comes back to the surface after traveling underground for three miles. This trail is an easy out and back, but it is part of thirty six milShow more
#7 - River Rise via Dogwood Trail
O'Leno State Park
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Length: 13 mi • Est. 5 h 25 m
For up to date information, please see the state park page here: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/oleno-state-park This trail runs from the Dogwood Campground, down the Dogwood TraiShow more
#8 - River Sink Trail and Alligator Road Loop [CLOSED]
O'Leno State Park
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
For up to date information, please see the state park page here: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/oleno-state-parkShow more
#9 - O'Leno Campground
O'Leno State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi
For up to date information, please see the state park page here: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/oleno-state-parkShow more