Black Bear Wilderness Area Trail

Sanford, Florida

5.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

7.13 miles

Elevation Gain

121 ft

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by The Outbound Collective

Black Bear Wilderness Area Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Sanford, Florida.
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Features

Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Black Bear Wilderness Area Trail Reviews

This is a nice trail for observing wildlife, especially if you hike on a weekday morning. We’ve seen alligators , wild pigs, turkeys, owls, raccoons, otters, woodpeckers, and waterfowl on our two hikes. The easier route travels counter-clockwise in this 7.2 mile loop. There are many boardwalks along the St. John’s River portion, but much of the later trail is along old agricultural berms and footing can be tricky. Bring plenty of water as none is available along the path. If you go after a rain, expect a lot of mud!

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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