Gar Pond For Mountain Biking

The 27th most popular mountain bike trail in Florida.

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North of Lake City and just south of White Spings, the Gar Pond Trail is a sandy 8 mile loop on single and double track winding through cypress. To reach mountain biking at the trailheadfrom Lake City, follow US75 north to SR136 and head east into White Springs. Turn right heading south on US41 and continue for two miles just across river to parking lot on the right. Keep alert for gatorbacks on the trail.

Try nearby Bridge-To-Bridge Trail (4.5 miles) located just north off US41 on the other side of the bridge, or try across the street from Gar Pond on the Little Shoals Trail (2.5 mi).

Overall, Gar Pond is the 27th most popular mountain bike trail of all 58 mountain biking rides in Florida. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Gar Pond including Stephan Foster State Park, Big Shoals Trail, Anderson Springs, Holton Creek Concervation Area and Ellaville South.

Gar Pond Trail in Suwannee River WMD (FL/US)

Gar Pond Trail in Suwannee River WMD (FL/US)

Gar Pond Trail in Suwannee River WMD (FL/US)

Gar Pond Trail in Suwannee River WMD (FL/US)

Gar Pond Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  SRWD (904) 397-2733 or 362-2746; Suwanee Bicycle Assoc. (904) 397-2347; Suwannee Visitors (877) 746-4778; Florida Visitor Information (850) 488-5607.

Recommended Book:  "Bicycling In Florida: Offroad Guide" from Tom Oswald

Recommended Map:  "Trail Map For Telluride, Silverton, Ouray" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Stephan Foster State Park Campground

Luxury Loding:  White Springs B&B

Breakfast Restaurant:  Country Cafe or Suwanne River Diner, White Springs

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  30.3209, -82.7299

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  8/6/2016

ID:  6017

Gar Pond Mountain Biking Map


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