Black Bear Wilderness Area Trail

Sanford, Florida

based on 1 reviews



7.13 miles

Elevation Gain

121 ft

Route Type



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

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