Alachua Conservation TrustAlachua Conservation Trust

ACT protects the natural, historic, scenic and recreational resources in and around Alachua County, Florida

7204 SE County Road 234 :: Gainesville, Florida 32641 :: Phone 352.373.1078

By John Moran
By John Moran

(8) Lochloosa Wildlife Management Area

Posted on Nov 26, 2007 - 05:12 PM

  ACT facilitated the protection of this property by re-submitting the proposal to Florida Conservation and Recreation Lands (CARL).

  Size: 27,333 acres

  Activities: Seasonal hunting, fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, canoeing, boating, wildlife viewing, and primitive camping at designated locations.

  Location: Lochloosa Forest surrounds Lochloosa Lake in Alachua County, southeast of Gainesville and southwest of Hawthorne. From the north access is off CR 2082 and from the Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail. Access from the east is off of U.S. 301. In Cross Creek, there is access for hiking, biking or horseback riding from the parking area adjacent to the volunteer fire department on the east side of CR 325. There is also access on CR 325, from Fish
Camp Road.

  Managed By: St. Johns Water Management District
  Phone: 386-329-4883

  Website: http://sjr.state.fl.us/