Favorite Riding Area: Lake Louisa State Park

Lake Louisa State Park 7305 U.S. Hwy 27 Clermont FL 34714 (352) 394-3969 https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/lake-louisa-state-park  Things to know: Hours of operation: 8am to sunset every day. 16 miles of very well-marked multi-use trails, both sunny and shaded, around 3 lakes. There is a $4 fee for single-occupant vehicles/rigs, or $5 per vehicle for up to 8… Continue reading Favorite Riding Area: Lake Louisa State Park

Favorite Riding Areas: Lower Green Swamp Preserve

Lower Green Swamp Preserve 3540 East Knights Griffin Road Plant City, FL 33565 (813) 757-3713 https://hillsboroughcounty.org/en/locations/lower-green-swamp-nature-preserve  Things to know: Hours of operation: Sunrise to sunset every day The area is unstaffed on weekends A port-a-potty is located across from the office, about ½ mile from the parking area, on the Orange trail. Multiple trails are… Continue reading Favorite Riding Areas: Lower Green Swamp Preserve

Favorite Riding Area: Marshall Hampton Reserve

Marshall Hampton Reserve 3115 Thornhill Road Winter Haven, FL 33880 Phone: (863) 534-7377 https://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/marshall-hampton-reserve  Things to know: Hours of operation: Daily from 6am to 6:30 p.m. during standard time and 5:30am to 8 pm during daylight savings time. An annual free permit, available from the Polk County Natural Resources Dept., is required for equestrians. Call… Continue reading Favorite Riding Area: Marshall Hampton Reserve