Top Five Trail Hiking and Nature-Viewing Destinations in Putnam County, Florida
We often think of great outdoor viewing and nature hiking as somewhere far away - maybe a place we'll visit on our next vacation. But every faraway place is someone's home.
Suppose your home is little Paltatka, Florida in Putnam County. Did you know of all the great and often overlooked trails there are to hike, right nearby?
I've explored many of them, and here are my top five.
5: Caravelle Ranch Wildlife Management Area
Visit Caravelle Ranch WMA page for hiking and destination map plus pictures!
4: Ravine Gardens State Park
Visit my location and trail map plus photos.
3: Dunn's Creek State Park
more pictures plus location and trail map!
2: Florida Trail at Buckman Lock
location and trail maps plus pictures.
1: Rice Creek Conservation Area
location map, trail map, and more pics at BryanBerg.net.
More Nature Trails in Putnam County
Plenty of gorgeous hiking trails near Palatka and Interlachen did not make the list. Find more at my Putnam County hiking page and leave feedback on where you like to visit. Most importantly, get outside and enjoy. Often, the most beautiful places are the closest to home - you just have to look!