Ocala North Trail System For Dirt Biking
The 5th most popular offroad motorcycle trail in Florida.
Sunday 17 July 2016 05:07 GMT
Northeast of Ocala, the Ocala North OHV Trail System has 35 miles of trails open to dirt biking. In addition, there are 76 miles of designated mixed-use roads where OHVs share the route with licensed vehicles. Also, there are 13 miles of dirt bike only trails known as the Motorcycle Loop.
The Ocala North OHV Trail System has six trailheads: Pipeline Trailhead on SR316, Delancy Loops Trailhead along SR19, Delancy West Trailhead on FS66, Rodman Trailhead past Kirkpatrick Dam, OHV Center on FS11 and Motorcycle Loop Trailhead on FS66.
To reach the closest trailhead to Ocala known as the Pipeline trailhead, head east on US40 into the National Forest. Turn left heading north on CR314 and follow as the road veers northeast. Turn left heading north on FS97. Turn right heading east on CR316 for about 0.25 miles to a trailhead.
Note: As of July 2008, the State Of Florida requires riders under 16 years old to have taken an approved OHV safety course and to carry proof of course certification.
Overall, Ocala North Trail System is the 5th most popular dirt bike trail of all 18 dirt biking rides in Florida. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby Ocala North Trail System including Hardrock Cycle Park, Wandering Wiregrass Trail, Ocala Adventure Trail and Motocross of Marion County.