Withlacoochee State Forest

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Withlacoochee State Forest
Withlacoochee State Forest; US 41 Welcome Sign.JPG
Northbound entrance sign on US 41
Location Citrus, Pasco, Hernando and Sumter counties, Florida
Nearest city Inverness
Area 157,479 acres (637.57 km²)
Governing body Florida Forest Service

The Withlacoochee State Forest is 157,479-acre (637 km2) in the western central part in the U.S. state of Florida, near Lecanto, Inverness, Floral City, Brooksville, Ridge Manor, and Dade City.

It includes several separate land tracts with many natural communities and habitats for wildlife. There are recreation activities for the use of visitors. The many tree species in dense forests include slash pine, longleaf pine, pond cypress, bald cypress, oak, maple, and others, providing dense canopy trails for visitors.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Withlacoochee State Forest". Florida Forest Service. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 

External links[edit]