Homosassa Tract - Withlacoochee State Forest
The Homosassa Tract of Withlacoochee State Forest occupies 5,675 acres west of U.S. 19 south of Homosassa Springs in the area between the Chassahowitzka and Homosassa Rivers. Most of the tract is also part of the Homosassa Wildlife Management Area where hunting is allowed during certain times of the year.

Burnt Bridge Road provides the main access to the area from U.S. 19. Vehicle traffic is also allowed on Southwest Road and North Road where additional parking areas are located. Hancock Road running south from Mason Creek Road is used to access the western portion of the tract. Only hiking and bicycling is allowed on the other trails and forest roads. Horseback riding is not allowed in the Homosassa Tract. Dogs are allowed.

The Homosassa Tract is for day use only. No camping is allowed. Numerous forest service roads provide a network of trails for hikers or mountain bikes. The Rooks Loop Trail is 2.7 miles long, and is part of the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail system. The trailhead is about 2 miles west of U.S. 19 on the north side of Burnt Bridge Road.Activities & Facilities
Dogs allowedShort hiking trailsLong hiking trailsTent campingHuntingFishing

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