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New Smyrna Beach, Florida

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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

    Camp at Cape Canaveral National Seashore

    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

    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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  • Brevard County, Florida

    Wildlife Photography at Blackpoint Wildlife Drive

    6 mi / 0 ft gain
    If you are looking for a place to capture images of wildlife, especially birds, then the Merritt Island Refuge is the place to go. With many trail options, both hiking and driving, the opportunities for good captures are endless. From the small green herons, to spoonbills, and great herons to ga...
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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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  • Sanford, Florida

    Black Bear Wilderness Area Trail

    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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  • Oviedo, Florida

    Hike through the Econ River Wilderness Area

    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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  • 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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