One of the most scenic sections of the Florida Trail also offers an intense immersion in a longleaf pine forest that feels like it goes on forever. This 7.6 mile segment provides significant elevation changes as it crosses Riverside Island, a pine forest surrounded by the Big Scrub.
Operational Hours: 24 hours
Water: Filter what you find
Restroom: At the termini
Fees: Fee for parking at Lake Delancy West. Parking at the Rodman Reservoir is free.
Closest Towns: The town of Palatka is north of Rodman Reservoir and provides full services
Area Amenities: Boat ramp, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Restrictions: Camping is permitted only at designated campsites during general gun season, which includes Lake Delancy West and the Rodman Campground.