Micco Scrub Sanctuary - Hiking

This small sanctuary (1322 acres) is a nice place to just take a hike in. The trails are marked; so finding your way around is not real problem. It is a scrub sanctuary, being a perfect place to get a feel for Florida "scrub". The marked trails (red and white) take you not only through scrub, but also along a power line and into a scrub oak area. There is at least 8 miles of marked trails. Horses are allowed on the trails, there even is a watering station setup for them. Parking is free and readily available on Micco Road (N27 52.464 W80 36.841). There is an information kiosk at the trailhead, providing trail and wildlife information. While hiking I saw a number of songbirds and some small mammals. As you walk the trails you should find a variety of wildflowers to view and photograph. A large rat snake did appear for a short time along the trail one of the times I visited the area. I have hiked the trails as few times, as well as doing some GEOCaching. If you are looking for a well-blazed trail wandering through a few Florida ecosystems, this is a nice place to visit. It is open year round, but I know from experience that it can get pretty hot in the summer time. No hunting is allowed in this sanctuary, so it is a great place to go to if your looking for a spot without hunters.

Again, a parking area is provided on Micco Road at - N27 52.464 W80 36.841

You can download a GPS GPX file of the trails at (Red and White Trails) and (Powerline Trails).

Trail Map
Information Kiosk
Trail View

Trail View With Marker Post

Trail Through Powerlines

Sandy Trail

One Of The Large Oaks In The Area

Horse Water Area - Don't Recommend It For You..

Trail View

Bridge Over Old Canal

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