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Cross Florida Greenway - CR 484 to 49th Ave.

 About Cross Florida Greenway - CR 484 to 49th Ave.

Wooded, unpaved trail on Cross Florida Greenway.


Mickey Thomason

The strong beaming summer sun of Florida is finally starting to calm into gentle rays of sunshine. Fall is in the air. This time of year is perfect weather to be outside enjoying the beautiful Cross Florida Greenway! With more than 70,000+ acres and 290 miles of trails for bikers, hikers and equestrians, there is plenty to explore. And for our water lovers, we have many paddling opportunities along the Ocklawaha and Withlacoochee rivers. Or if you prefer, come enjoy our campgrounds and wonderful fishing spots sure to please any outdoor enthusiast. We have something for everyone! The outdoors is a wonderful place to be, come out today and enjoy "The Real Florida."


SW 49th Avenue Trailhead:
12555 SW 49th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34473
GPS: N 29.0410 / W -82.2013

Shangri-La Trailhead:
Take CR 484 west from I-75. Go approx. 2 miles to traffic light at Marion Oaks Course. Turn right at light on Marion Oaks Course. Marion Oaks course will become Marion Oaks Trail. Continue to SW 69 Court on the right. Turn right, the pavement will end at the entrance sign to Shangrila Trailhead. Follow the limerock road to the trailhead.


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  • Florida State Parks Pet Policy
  • Well-behaved dogs and cats are allowed on the Greenway with a six-foot, hand-held leash. Owners must pick up after their pets.