West of Gainsville near Old Town, the 80 acre Ocean Pond Off Road Park is known for the ATV mud racing events. There is a large mud bogging area with a designated ATV area.
Ocean Pond Off Road Park is located west of Gainsville off US19 in Old Town, which is between Cheifland and Cross City.
To reach the ATV riding at Ocean Pond Park from Gainsville, follow US 19 to the Caution Light in Old Town, its formerly known as Chavous Road. Make right Go North East The new number for Chavous Road is NE 592nd Street. Go down about 2 miles to Thompson Road, now 209th Ave. Follow around curve until you get to the dirt Thompson Road that's now 239th follow that around all the way to Brenda Street, 434th street, make Right. Follow that around until you see Ocean Ponds gateway.
Overall, Ocean Pond Off Road Park is the 20th most popular ATV riding trail of all 20 ATV trails in Florida.