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Tallahassee Attractions: Apalachicola National Forest

Tallahassee Attractions: Apalachicola National Forest

There’s a long list of Tallahassee attractions waiting for you. One of them is full of natural wonder - the Apalachicola National Forest. Find out what you can expect when you visit the park.



Trees in water

The Water

Camel Lake Recreation Area is one of the clearest lakes you’ll see in Florida, or anywhere else for that matter. But there are other lakes as well. Silver Lake has the largest recreation area in the park. Around the lake, you can see large pine and cypress trees. There are 45 picnic tables as well as a small white sand beach. If you want to get in some exercise, you can walk along the interpretive trail.


The Camping

Feet out of tent

If you really want to get close to nature, do some camping. Camel Lake has ten sites that are appropriate for both RVs and tents. Wright Lake has 18 sites available, and has more amenities. There are tent pads, fire rings, and picnic tables. Meanwhile, Porter Lake only has primitive sites




Two people hiking

The Hiking

Whether you’re an experienced hiker or someone who doesn’t own a pair of hiking boots, you can enjoy this forest. There are over 80 miles of backpacking trails. Additionally, there are six interpretive trails.



The Kayaking

Woman Kayaking

With so many waterways, Apalachicola is a kayakers dream. You can bring your kayak and start paddling. If you’re eager to get exploring, start planning your day trip.


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