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San Felasco SP Moonshine Trail

Birding / Hiking / Adventuring Roadtrip Info

ROUGH DRAFT

Mar 2018
 Typical view [?]
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Snapshots! (5)
GRADES: Click each for info, * = Note
Revisit? A
Birding B
Wildlife A
Summer Heat A *
Terrain B *
Fun Hike A
Maintained B *
Mosquitos C
Biting Files C
Ticks D
NOTE: Lots of shade
NOTE: Maintainted, not flat but not tripping
NOTE: No bathrooms unless portopotty
 LOCATION: Accuracy: Read me
Map On Big Map: Click map (or on google maps). Address: 11101 Millhopper Rd, Gainesville, FL, Alachua, USA, 32653

1) What It's Like

Quiet, shaded, varied, interesting forest. Sinkholes so varied altitude. Pleasant walk and lots of birds for an enclosed forest.


2) Kinds of Birds

Forest dwellers, song birds. Thrushes, woodpeckers, cardinals, wrens.

3) Wildlife

Tick warning so assume deer but didn't see any.

4) Amenities

Nice trailhead, maybe a portapotty but that's it. Bridges over creeks. Be more careful than usual about getting lost on a longer trail especialy across street on north side.

5) Directions

Head out from Gainesville / Devil's Millhopper.

6) Time Requirements

This look can be done in 40-60 minutes but you can spend days in this park.

Experience

Sinkholes so altitude changes.

Many more trails/miles to this forest.

Lots of different trees.

Quiet.

Heard many birds, seen more than you might expect.

Didn't want to leave, wanted to explore more.

Didn't feel like florida so much.

 

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