Jackson Trail

The Jackson Trail is a 21-mile footpath through the Blackwater River State Forest and is a portion of the Florida Trail System.


Type: Backcountry
Length: 21.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Boating, non-motorized: Canoeing
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: State
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Blackwater River State Forest. S and E of Munson, connects Red Rock Picnic Area to Karick Lake.
State(s): Florida
Latitude: 30.78523
: -86.88656

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The Jackson Trail is a 21-mile primitive footpath through the Blackwater River State Forest and is a portion of the Florida Trail System. The trail covers a variety of vegetational type and terrains, including pine flat lands, mixed hardwoods and bottom land species. Recreational facilities include two overnight camping shelters with available water supply.

Additional Details

Width: 36 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Florida Hikes!

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
David Creamer
Senior Forester
Florida Division of Forestry
Blackwater Forestry Center
11650 Munson Hwy.
Milton , FL 32570



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