Astor, Florida

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  • Altoona, Florida

    Camp at Alexander Springs

    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    Alexander Springs Recreation Area is an incredible natural area that provides something for any adventure seeker to love.  The main attraction here is the beautiful headspring, which is one of the 27 first magnitude springs here in Florida.  This spring in particular maintains a cool 72 degrees f...
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  • 5271 Florida 19, Florida

    Kayak Silver Glen Springs

    4.0
    Silver Glen Springs is a popular recreational area that has many activities for the entire family. Located in Ocala National Forrest this park sits on a spring leading out to Lake George. You are able rent Kayaks on site and are able to rent them for as long as you would like. There is also a des...
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  • Paisley, Florida

    Hike the St. Francis Yellow Trail

    3 mi / 14 ft gain
    All of the pictures were taken during the epic collaboration between The Outbound Collective and The North Face in the Basecamp Orlando event. Just an hour north of Orlando lies the expansive, diverse, and beautiful Ocala National Forest.  The Ocala National Forest boasts some of the bests hikes ...
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  • Orange City, Florida

    Swim with Manatees in Blue Spring State Park

    4.3
    Located near Orange City, Florida, Blue Spring State Park is the largest spring on St. Johns River.  Here you can come in and rent full snorkel gear (snorkel, mask, flippers), tubes to lazy river down if that's more your style and many other activities.  At the website you can see all that the pa...
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  • Sanford, Florida

    Black Bear Wilderness Area Trail

    5.0
    7.13 mi / 121 ft gain
    Black Bear Wilderness Area Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Sanford, Florida.
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  • Apopka, Florida

    Kayak Extreme Emerald Cut

    3.0
    Start at King's Landing. Here you can either drop your own kayaks in or choose to rent. Kayak/Canoe rentals are $30 for the day. Using your own kayak is $20, if you choose to have them pick you up at Wekiva Springs and shuttle you back. During summer months, get there early (before 11), as they t...
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  • Silver Springs, Florida

    Paddle Silver Springs State Park

    5.0
    Silver Springs State Park is rich with history dating back to the 1500’s when it was first settled by the Timucua Indians. This area has also been explored by the Spanish and was once a settlement of the Seminole Indians.  Native American relics can be seen at the museum located in the park or wh...
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  • Silver Springs, Florida

    Hike the Bear-N-Oak Trail to Indian Lake

    1.4 mi
    The adventure begins at the main trailhead and parking area for The Bear-N-Oak hiking trail. Located on the East side of County Rd 35 just north of Baseline and Hwy 326 intersection. Grab everything in the packing list and prepare to enjoy a leisurely hike through some of Central Florida's most b...
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  • 700-898 South Orlando Avenue, Florida

    Paddle Board to Dog Island

    Starting at Fort Maitland Park, free entrance and parking, unload your water transport unto the designated area. Be mindful of other people as this is a popular spot to unload big boats as well as small crafts. In general, it is easy to get out of the bay made by the lake on this particular spot,...
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  • Orlando, Florida

    Little Econ Greenway

    4.0
    6.94 mi / 387 ft gain
    Little Econ Greenway is a point-to-point trail located near Orlando, Florida. The greenway stretches from Forsyth Road to the Alafaya Trail and has opportunities for fishing, paddling, and picnicking along the route. There are easy parking and stopping points along the route as well such as Econ ...
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  • Oviedo, Florida

    Hike through the Econ River Wilderness Area

    5.0
    2.6 mi / 26 ft gain
    The Econ River Wilderness Trail is a largely unnoticed section of preserved land, although it is just 1.5 miles away from University of Central Florida and nestled between residential communities.  This trail might not be the most interesting or dramatic trail in all of Central Florida, but what ...
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  • New Smyrna Beach, Florida

    Hike the Turtle Mound Trail

    1 mi / 35 ft gain
    After first entering Canaveral National Seashore, this is the stop of many hiking options in the park. We walked in toward Mosquito Lagoon and found three well spaced picnic tables and two paths.A path along the lagoon that is well marked to preserve the ecology. We tried this one but it was flo...
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  • New Smyrna Beach, Florida

    Kayak Camp in Canaveral National Seashore

    Drive South on Atlantic Avenue in New Smyrna Beach until you see the guard shack. Pay the $5 entrance fee. Parking area #7 is a good place to start. Canoe rentals are available (weather permitting) for campsites #1-#5 only. Canoe rentals are $25 per night and available to individuals 18 years and...
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  • New Smyrna Beach, Florida

    Camp at Cape Canaveral National Seashore

    2.0
    0.5 mi
    What could be better than laying on soft sand, listening to the crashing waves, and gazing at Florida's best sun and stars?  Cape Canaveral National Seashore has 14 primitive campsites, with only two of them on the beach and the other twelve located on Mosquito Lagoon.  This park has a 40-mile st...
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  • New Smyrna Beach, Florida

    Hike Castle Windy Trail at Canaveral National Seashore

    4.0
    1.4 mi / 5 ft gain
    Park across the road from the trailhead and visit the Atlantic ocean before crossing onto the Castle Windy Trail. The trail is shaded and a breeze is ever-present. There is a bench halfway down the trail that leads to Mosquito Bay and a picnic area.We saw so many islands in the lagoon that we'll ...
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  • Saint Augustine Beach, Florida

    Bike the Beaches of Saint Augustine

    5 mi / 50 ft gain
    Park at one of the many beach parking lots to the north of downtown St Augustine. A great place to start is the parking lot at the corner of 1st Lane and the A1A.Head toward the edge of the water, where the beach is compact and flat. Especially when the tide is out, there is plenty of packed sand...
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Camping and Lodging in Astor

Alexander Springs Rec Area
Altoona, Florida

Alexander Springs Rec Area

Buck Lake Group Campground
Altoona, Florida

Buck Lake Group Campground

Juniper Springs Rec Area
Astor, Florida

Juniper Springs Rec Area

Clearwater Lake Rec Area
Paisley, Florida

Clearwater Lake Rec Area

River Forest Group Site
DeLand, Florida

River Forest Group Site

Lake Dorr Cabin
Altoona, Florida

Lake Dorr Cabin

Guides, Insights and Stories from Astor

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