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[ft-l] Questions from a lurker

I agree, it's gorgeous!

Best time seems to be Sunday or on a weekday other than Friday if you want
to have the place to yourself. Apparently is popular with the boy scouts and
other hikers on the weekend.

The last time I was there I awoke to a cool mist over the lake and a doe
with her fawn wandering through not more than 100' from me.


on 3/26/01 9:50 AM, KellyGoVols@aol.com at KellyGoVols@aol.com wrote:

> There's a great hike in the Ocala Forest.  You can pick up the Florida Trail
> at Juniper Springs campground, where you can safely park your car, and hike
> north 5-6 miles.  Now, there's a wonderful place to camp called Hidden Pond.
> It's not an "official" campsite" but there a some cleared areas around the
> pond where people have obviously camped.  It's a great hike, and Hidden Pond
> is beautiful.  Be careful, you might miss it, it's off the trail to your
> left, and right before you get off the trail, there's a tiny wooden sign
> tacked to a tree that says Hidden Pond ---->  This is my favorite hike in
> Florida!  Just my humble opinion.
> Kelly Sue
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