Goethe State Forest

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Goethe State Forest
Goethe State Forest is located in Florida
Goethe State Forest
Location Levy and Alachua counties, Florida
Nearest city Dunnellon
Coordinates 29°13′07″N 82°34′39″W / 29.218703°N 82.577477°W / 29.218703; -82.577477Coordinates: 29°13′07″N 82°34′39″W / 29.218703°N 82.577477°W / 29.218703; -82.577477
Area 53,398 acres (216.19 km2)
Administered by Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

The Goethe State Forest is in the U.S. state of Florida. The 53,398-acre (216 km2) forest is located near the gulf coast, north of Dunnellon. Four trailheads are located on County Road 337. The main trail usage is equestrian, both riders and carts. Goethe is known for its population of red cockaded woodpeckers, a rare bird endemic to the longleaf pine forests of the southeastern coastal plain[1].


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