Tag Archives: Hiking
Section 6 Flatwoods is an uninspired name for a great deer hunting spot and a rare ecosystem that is home to a diversity of plant and tree species. Walking through the preserve expect to see post oak, false aloe, yellow … Continue reading
The Grey Estate Cypress Slough is essentially the other side of the Twin Swamp Cypress Slough, and is accessible via a parking area directly across the road from Big Cypress Slough. It has several trails that follow the slough or take the hiker through interesting flat woods. Continue reading
Harmonie State Park is a premiere mountain biking destination. Almost 20 miles of mountain bike trails wind through fantastic forested hills and deep ravines filled with towering old growth oaks, sycamore and birch. Features include dirt berms, log rides, and a “rock garden, and a black diamond slope with numerous jumps.
The Sycamore Loop, or Trail #1, takes a mostly flat route and is perfect for beginners or those who just want an easy ride. The Walnut Trail, Trail #2, goes up and down the hills and over the creeks and should only be ridden by intermediate and advanced mountain bikers. Continue reading
Harmonie State Park Campground includes 11 rustic log cabins for rent. Each cabin contains two bedrooms, one with a double bed, one with a pair of bunk beds.
They all have a nice kitchen with all the necessities, including a coffee maker, sofas, chairs, a large dining table and a wood stove.
A screened back porch has a picnic table and comfortable chairs and a beautiful view of the forest.
The cabins are available year round. Reserve early for popular dates. Continue reading
Harmonie State Park campground has 200 sites with electricity and a dump station. It includes a nature center, several playgrounds, a stage, and access to several hiking and biking trails. An Olympic size swimming pool with a water slide is nearby. There is also a youth tent area that hosts groups such as school excursions and rustic cabins available for rent. Continue reading