Online Highways Home > Florida > Bristol

Apalachicola National Forest

Search Bristol Florida

The largest of Florida's national forests encompasses 564,000 acres that include wet lowlands abounding with cypress, oak and magnolias; stands of slash and longleaf pines cover the sandhills and flatwoods. The forest contains two rivers, the Ochlockonee and the Sopchoppy, that are part of the State's Recreational Trails System. Fort Gadsden Historic Site and the Leon Sinks Geological Area are both located within the forest boundaries, as well two designated wilderness areas. Swimming, picnicking, boating, and camping are featured at the most highly developed campgrounds in the forest,- Hitchcock, Camel Lake, and Wright Lake Recreation Areas. Three boat landings,- Big Gully, Revell, and White Oak,- are are available for use. A portion of the Florida National Scenic Trail, and the Munon Hills Off-Road Bicycle Trail offer quiet exploration of remote forest areas.

Location: PO Box 579, Bristol Florida 32321 Telephone 850-643-2282

Other Science nearby:
(Bristol) Apalachicola National Forest

03/01 Coming to The Bristol area
Azalea Festival Valdosta GA March9-10 Free admission to a festival drawing 20,000 people from all over the Southeast and beyond.
Springtime Tallahassee Tallahassee FL April6 The festival includes a lot of fun for families and friends, such as: the Grand Parade, Jubilee in the Park, Children's Park, and the entertainment stages throughout the Jubilee with local and national entertainment acts.
Old Florida Celebration of the Arts Cedar Key FL April13-14 Saunter down Historic 2nd Street while enjoying fine art from a select group of incredibly talented artists. Award-winning fine art: paintings, sculptures, jewelry, crafts, ceramics, textiles, photography.
Old Florida Celebration of the Arts Cedar Key FL April13-14 Old Florida Celebration of the Arts features award-winning fine art, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, crafts, ceramics, textiles, photography, and more. All this while taking in tasty fresh local seafood from our casual and fine dining seaside restaurants, and beautiful coastal scenery in this unforgettable Old Florida setting.
Ozark Crawdad and Music Festival Ozark AL April20 This family & pet friendly festival is FREE to the public and features Great Live Music, Wonderful Foods, Arts & Craft Vendors, Children's Activity Area, Sonic's Popular Hotdog Eating Contest, the Crawdad 5k Run, Walk, or Crawl and much more!
Apalachicola Antique and Classic Boat Show Apalachicola FL April20 The Apalachicola Antique and Classic Boat Show will be held in the historic city of Apalachicola in the Panhandle of Florida. They generally get between 3,000-4,000 people.