Cary State Forest - Cary Tract

Total Miles
6.1

Elevation

24.86 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

1

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer

Trail Overview

The Cary Tract is one of the tracts of forest that makes up the Cary State Forest. The trail begins as hard-packed limestone before eventually transitioning to dirt. The trails are not challenging, and most passenger vehicles can navigate them without issue. There is a campground in the forest, along with hiking and equestrian trails, so drivers should be mindful of hikers and riders on horseback. Small areas of mud can form after recent rainfall, and passenger cars may have difficulty getting through them.

Photos of Cary State Forest - Cary Tract

Cary State Forest - Cary Tract
Cary State Forest - Cary Tract
Cary State Forest - Cary Tract

Difficulty

The trails are extremely easy to travel and can be done in most any passenger vehicle.

History

Cary State Forest was established as Florida's second State Forest in 1937. Cary is known for its scenic mature flatwoods, sandhill, and basin marsh. Using sound forest management, the Florida Forest Service provides for multiple uses of the forest resources. The forest is managed for timber production, wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation, and ecological restoration.

Technical Rating

1

Status Reports

Brent Blanchette
Jan 22, 2024
4x4
Open
Muddy/Wet
High rainfall have made sections of this trail heavily rutted and muddy with some standing water. Most of the worst areas can be driven around if in a 2wd or low clearance vehicle.
Derek Peel
Jan 14, 2024
4x4
Open
A little bit of mud on the main trail. power line trail seemed to be better.
Court Wright
Oct 01, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
Jorge Rodriguez
Aug 27, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal

Access Description

The Cary Tract can be accessed from US Highway 301 in Bryceville, FL.

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