Experiences & Amenities
Bicycling and rollerblading are permitted the entire length of the Trail. Helmets are highly recommended for all cyclists and Florida law requires helmets for cyclists age 16 and under.
Fishing is permitted at Prairie Creek and Lochloosa Creek from the trail bridges. All fishing within the park must conform to regulations concerning size, number, method of capture and season. A fishing license may be required. More information is available at the Florida Wildlife Commission’s Fishing in Florida.
Hiking is permitted on the entire length on the trail.
Well behaved dogs are allowed on a six foot hand-held leash on the Gainesville to Hawthorne State Trail.
Horse Equestrian Trail
Horseback riding is allowed along the entire recreational trail.