Econ River Wilderness Area - Oviedo, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member catcarlson
N 28° 36.826 W 081° 10.437
17R E 482994 N 3165207
A 420-acre property with 2.7 miles of hiking trails.
Waymark Code: WM1610P
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 04/10/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 5

Owned by the government of Seminole County, this is a large natural base in an otherwise-urban area. The eastern border of this site is the Econlockhatchee River.

The site contains two trails, a main loop and a breakaway spur along the south of the site. It is commonly visited by local school groups and scout troops.
Estimated size of the public land (in regional measurement standard: hectares, acres, kms, etc.): 240 acres

Is there a trail system?: Yes

If there is a trail system, please describe length, terrain, etc.:
Two trails: Main Loop (2.2 miles, red blaze) and Flatwoods Loop (0.5 miles, yellow blaze). Both are forest terrain, but they will be very muddy if it has rained recently.

What points of interest are there?:
Lakes and river

What activities are available?:
Hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, photography

Hours of accessibility?: Sunrise to sunset

List of known hazards (cliffs, snakes, poison plants, etc.):

Dogs Allowed?: Yes

Is a permit/fee required?: No

If a permit/fee is required please describe in detail how to get one, how much, etc.:
Not required.

Please supply the website of the land if available: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
Visitors are encouraged to supply a picture of either themselves or their GPS at the trailhead and/or signage of the public access lands - describe your experience there and what you saw - tell us why other folks should come visit!

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