Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest

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Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest.jpg
Viewing area at Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest
Nearest city Felda
Coordinates 26°35′43″N 81°22′20″W / 26.595322°N 81.37216°W / 26.595322; -81.37216
Area 32,039 acres (129.71 km²)
Camp sites Primitive (2 locations)
Hiking trails 2
Other information Hiking, biking, nature photography, fishing, and hunting.

The Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest is in the U.S. state of Florida. The 32,039-acre (130 km2) forest is located in the southwestern part of the state, near Felda. The forest gets its name from the Muskogee and when translated may mean "small bad water"[1] or "boggy slaw."[2]

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  1. ^ Bright, William (2004-01-01). Native American Placenames of the United States. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN 9780806135984. 
  2. ^ Davis, John Henry (1943-01-01). The natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades. Published for the Florida Geological survey.