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Welaka State Forest

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Summer hike on Mud SpringTrail.

The only chance we have to hike trails in the state forests seems to be in the dead heat of June... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
FloridaElaine
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Nice hike

We took the kids on a hike on the mud springs trail. It’s a nice easy hike and the spring is a nice... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
MrsCoxIII
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Palatka, Florida
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794 County Road 309 Welaka, FL, 3 Separate Locations w/in 4 Miles of Each Other, Welaka, FL 32193
+1 386-467-2388
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

The only chance we have to hike trails in the state forests seems to be in the dead heat of June! The temperature was in the mid-nineties. Would recommend going in the winter, or at least the fall or spring. But, we only have the...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We took the kids on a hike on the mud springs trail. It’s a nice easy hike and the spring is a nice place to take a swim. There is a pavilion and grill out next to the spring and a bathroom. Our 4 and...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We hiked to Mud Springs. If I would have packed my suit I would have been in the water. Keep your eyes to the ground while walking the path. A lot of tree roots and little critters. There is a picnic shelter and a bathroom...More

Thank territaus1
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We wanted a day outdoors and chose the Welaka State Forest because it advertised several hiking trails and two fish hatcheries within a four mile distance. It exceeded expectations! The hatcheries themselves were not that impressive, bot there was an aquarium (free) featuring local fish...More

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