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(Pre) Last Day of Autumn, 15 - 16 Mile Hike -Registation opens Dec 1 @ 8 a.m.

  • Croom #3 - Tucker Hill Tower

    26414 Croom Rd., Brooksville, FL (map)

    28.593546 -82.296837

  • Withlacoochee State Forest, Croom Tract, Tucker Hill Fire Tower
  • What: (Pre) Last Day of Autumn, 15 - 16 miles

    When: Saturday Dec 17 @ 8:45. Registration opens December 1 @ 8 a.m.

    Where: Withlacoochee State Forest, Croom Tract, Tucker Hill Fire Tower - $2.00 fee paid at Iron Ranger

    Route: Grand Tour going counter clockwise, i.e., the perimeter of loops C - B - A.

    With stops and lunch, anticipate 30 minutes per mile, i.e., 7+ hours. Hiking at 22 minute per mile pace.

    What to bring: TWO quarts water, insect repellent, sunscreen, snack, sandwich.



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  • WildBill

    Anyone interested in free "Primitive" camping on the Withlacoochee in Ridge Manor, 4.5-miles from the Bike Trailhead with bathrooms and drinking water, 14-miles from hike?

    3 days ago

  • arnold m.

    Or maybe camp out Silver Lake Crooked River Campground

    November 16

  • arnold m.

    Sounds like fun probably camp at Hog Island

    November 16

  • Kathy P.

    Looking forward to it!

    November 15

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  • gordyhawki­ns +2
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