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Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail

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3400 SE 15 Street
Gainesville, Florida 32641

(352) 466-3397

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A view along the winding paved Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail.

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Visitors are likely to encounter park staff and equipment maintaining the trail on Mondays and Fridays.

 Welcome to Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail

Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail stretches 16 miles from the city of Gainesville's Boulware Springs Park through the Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park and other local and state conservation lands. The recreational trail is designed for walking, cycling and horseback riding. Parking is provided at four trail heads: 3300 SE 15th Street in Gainesville, at Boulware Springs City Park, at the intersection of CR 234 and CR 2082 in Rochelle, 7902 SE 200th Drive, off of CR 2082 west of Hawthorne and 2182 SE 71st Avenue in Hawthorne.