Black Hammock Wilderness Area is a beautiful 700-acre wooded area located in east Seminole County, Florida near the town of Geneva. It features a variety of wildlife habitats including mixed hardwood swamps, sand pine scrub and pine flatwoods. Barred owls, bobcats, eastern hognose snakes and white-tailed deer call this place their home.
From exit 223 on I-95 near Mims, go west towards Geneva on State Road 46 for about 16.3 miles. Turn left on State Road 426 and head towards Oviedo. At about 5 miles turn right on Van Arsdale St, turn Left on Florida Ave, turn right on Stone St and turn right again on Howard Ave. The trailhead parking will be on your left near the end of the road.
A beautiful 2.9 mile trail takes you through parts the Black Hammock Wilderness Area. Trailhead parking is at the end of Howard Ave, but you can also hike in from several access trails. Sights to see included two massive boardwalks, giant magnolia trees and some interesting chainsaw carvings.
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Last updated on 21-Oct-2009 at 7:47 P.M.