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Flat Island Preserve

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Flat Island is a great place to stretch your legs with some easy hiking exercise. Very much in its... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Jerry P
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Leesburg, Florida
Beautiful park for hiking. Close to Town and has lots of shaded bush trails, well maintained and enjoyable.

Flat Island has some very good, scenic tails for hiking where you can see the original Florida. No... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Gary H
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Ottawa
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Flat Island is a great place to stretch your legs with some easy hiking exercise. Very much in its natural state, the trails are quite easy to navigate. Public restrooms are available at the trailhead. Rarely is there much of a crowd, so expect to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Flat Island has some very good, scenic tails for hiking where you can see the original Florida. No pavement so you can walk along nicely on the natural terrain. but well enough maintained that you can do a fitness hike while enjoying the scenery. Most...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

This place is so beautiful. I was there on a warm Saturday morning. Once I was past the trail head, it felt like I had the whole place to myself.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Liz R
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is my kind of trail. I drove back a sandy unpaved road to get there. They have you sign in and out (kinda worried). I went at 9am on a Saturday and met no one on the trail. Come on, Floridians, where are you?...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank saalfeldk68
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a small park with beautiful walking paths and beautiful views of the lake. When driving to the park, you leave paved roads for slightly improved roads, but worth the dust and dirt you'll get on your car. There are also public restrooms on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank whitecd2000
Reviewed 27 April 2017

4.5 miles of hiking trails in some of the most amazing marshes, hardwood swamps, and upland hardwood hammocks in central Florida.. And only minutes from downtown Leesburg! Trails are nicely blazed and well maintained. There are restrooms with water at the trailhead. Group camping and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank FlaHarlock
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