Withalacootchie State Parks, Brooksville/Ridge Manor

Directions: I-75 exit 63/Brooksville rt.50--East about1.2mi.left at light. Appox.9.3 mi. to trail head on right. Road changes to unpaved about 5.5 mi. Trail head is not too well noticeable and if you pass the fire tower and ranger station on the left you have gone about 1/4mi. past it.

Trail Information: Trail is about 15 mi. total loop. Well slashed in orange, semi-hilly, some sand, wooded and open. Water spigot at trail head. The trail crosses the road at a point just before the unpaved road begins and there is a red cement post on the right side of the road. You can safely leave extra water there in the brush on your way to the trail head.

Miscellaneous Information:  There are restaurants at I-75 and rt.50 also hotels.