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Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail

 Activities at Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail

Bicycling

Bicycling

Twin Lakes Park in Keystone Heights serves as the trailhead for the longest section of the Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail, which is currently paved and open to the public. From downtown Keystone Heights, there is access to the 5.5 mile State Road 21 Bike Path, linking visitors to Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park.

Hiking/Nature Trail

Hiking/Nature Trail

Twin Lakes Park in Keystone Heights serves as the trailhead for the longest section of of the Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail that is currently paved and open to the public. Hikers can travel this section of the trail, which connects to the State Road 21 Bike Path in downtown Keystone Heights and provides access on to Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park. To learn more about nearby segments of the Florida Trail and hiking opportunities in the area, visit the Florida Trail Association's website.

Interpretive Exhibit

Interpretive Exhibit

Kiosks located at the Lake Butler Trailhead in Lake Butler, at Grandin and Twin Lakes Park feature maps of the Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail.

Parking

Parking

Parking is currently available at both Twin Lakes Park and the Lake Butler Trailhead.

Pets

Pets

Well behaved dogs are allowed on the trail with a maximum six-foot, hand-held leash. Owners are requested to walk their dogs near the edge of the trail for the safety of all trail users.

Picnicking

Picnicking

Picnicking facilities near the Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail are available at Twin Lakes Park in Keystone Heights and at the Union Depot Park adjacent to the Lake Butler Trailhead.

Playground

Playground

There are playgrounds at Twin Lakes Park in Keystone Heights and at the Union Depot Park.

Restroom Facilities

Restroom Facilities

Restroom facilities are available at Twin Lakes Park in Keystone Heights and at the Union Depot Park.