Lake Panasoffke - Jones Creek - Member Hike

Hike Name: Lake Panasoffke - Jones Creek
Country: United States
State: Florida
Nearby Town: Wildwood
Rating: 3 stars
Directions: South side of SR 44, two miles west of I-75.
Total Hike Distance: 1.00 miles
Hike Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: Roundtrip, Loop Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: Hanover Road
Trails Used: Jones Creek Trail
Backcountry Campsites: Yes
Backcountry Water Sources: None
Management: U.S. Forest Service
Contact Information: Lake Panasoffke Wildlife Management Area
Land Resources Department, Southwest Florida Water Management District
Best Season: Winter, Spring, Fall
Users: Hikers, Dogs
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads, Secondary Paved Roads
Hike Summary: Lake Panasoffkee was acquired to preserve a vast floodplain forest near Wildwood, Florida, and the land also preserves pine flatwoods, freshwater marshes and oak scrub forest.

The 9,911 acres wilderness area has trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and offers additional recreation opportunities for hunting and fishing.

This hike on the Jones Creek Trail roughly follows the northeastern corner of the lake south of FL 44 and does a lollipop loop around some primitive camping areas.




47,200 points


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