Its that time of year where the weather is nice in Florida so camping can be enjoyed without sweating your a$$ off. So lets get together and and hit some trails at Ocala National Forest. This will be a 3 day event for those traveling so we can arrive Friday night to camp and then wheel Saturday and Sunday. Below are the preliminary details which i will update as everyone sees fit
Friday Jan 27th
Arrive for Overnight Camping at desired campgroundSaturday Jan 28th
9:00 AM Line up for leaving the trails / Arrive at Lake Delancy West
9:30 AM Put the trucks in Drive and hit the trailsSunday Jan 29th
9:00 AM Line up for leaving the trails/Arrive at Lake Delancy West
9:30 AM Put the trucks in Drive and hit the trails
Or for individuals who have a long drive like myself, we will head back home
Since everyone has different requirements for camping (myself included) I will provide 2 campgrounds to use since one will not have electric hook up.
Fort Mccoy KOA
- For those who want electrical hook-up
You can make reservations or attempt a walk in to see if there is an opening
$19.00 w Electric
$42.18 will be your total for two nights with tax
: I-75 to Exit 368 (CR 318), turn left (East) to Hwy 441 (2nd red light) turn right . Turn left on Old 301 (200A), turn left on CR 316, follow signs and go through Fort McCoy and Eureka on CR 316. Cross over tall bridge to first road on left (160th Ave Rd), go about 11 miles to Lake Oklawaha KOA, on left.
: I-75 to Exit 358, turn right (SR 326) to Hwy 441/301. Turn left, go to second light turn right onto SR 329. To Hwy 200A (old 301) turn left (North) to CR 316. right on CR 316, go through Fort McCoy and Eureka. Cross over tall bridge to the first road on left (160th Ave Rd). Go about 11 miles to Lake Okalwaha KOA, on the left.
Lake Delancy West
- For those who don't care about amenities and want the lowest cost
$6 Camping - Toilets, Drinking Water, No Electric -
Reservations: Not needed, first come first serve, I dont believe this one ever gets full though.
Directions - From Salt Springs, drive north along SR 19 for 5.7 miles to the "Lake Delancy" sign on the left side of the highway. Turn left. Follow this forest road, NFR 66, around the north side of the lake to the campground and day use area entrance clearly marked on the left.
Back up Campground for primitive camping: In the strange and rare event that West is full we can default to this one
Lake Delancy East
$10 per night – Bathroom, No other amenities
Direction- From Salt Springs, drive north along SR 19 to the "Lake Delancy" sign on the left side of the highway. Turn left. Follow this access road to the turnoff on the left into the campground
Front and Rear Recovery Points
CB Radio (Optional but encouraged)
Anything else I missed
List of Attendees: Please post if you are going or probably going and I will update this list
- cpalka9 (Possible)
- Ocala X (Possible)
List of Trails
Ocala National Forest - OHV Riding & Camping:OHV Trail Riding