Set along the shores of Farles Lake, this recreation area is a launch point for outdoor adventures, including boating, birding, and fishing along the lake and prairie system.
Restrictions: Use of the hunt camp is only permitted during hunting season and requires a special permit. If you're fishing, the regulations of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission for freshwater fishing and boating apply.
General Notes: The recreation area has an OHV corral accessible for riders along the Ocala Adventure Trail to enjoy the amenities at this site, access to the Florida Trail, and, during hunting season, a limited number of campsites which require purchasing a special use pass.
Operational Hours: Dawn to dusk except during hunting season
Fees: $5 per vehicle. $5 launch fee for boat ramp.
Busiest Season: Winter
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Directions: South of SR 40 off SR 19. Look for signs on the right.
Accessibility: Accessed via unimproved roads.
Closest Towns: Altoona is to the south along SR 19. Astor is northeast along SR 19 and CR 445-A.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Permit Info: Permits are required for OHV use and use of the hunt camp. Fishing? You must have a valid Florida Freshwater Fishing License.