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Hiking in Ocala Parks

Happy Trails to You!

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Whether you are a nature lover looking to get some exercise, or just need some fresh air, the City of Ocala provides a trail system to meet your needs.

 

Jervey Gantt Health Trail
Jervey Gantt Park - 2200 SE 36 Ave.
Length - Two miles
Lighting - Yes
Surface - Asphalt/Clay
Times - 4 a.m.~11 p.m.
Other - Excercise Stations
Class - Exercise

 Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Trail
Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Complex - 1510 NW 4 St.
Length - 1/2 mile
Lighting - Yes
Surface - Asphalt
Times - 6 a.m.~10 p.m.
Other - Excercise Equipment
Class - Exercise

Martin Luther King, Jr. Start! Walking Trail
1600 Block Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave.
Length - 1/5 mile
Lighting - No
Surface - Concrete
Times - Sunrise to Sunset
Other - Exercise Equipment
Class - Exercise

 Lillian F. Bryant Health Trail
Lillian F. Bryant Park - 2200 NW 17 Pl.
Length - One mile
Lighting - Yes
Surface - Asphalt
Times - 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Class - Exercise

 Tuscawilla Health Trail
Tuscawilla Park - 500 NE Sanchez Ave.
Length - 3/4 mile
Lighting - Partial
Surface - Concrete
Times - Sunrise to Sunset
Class - Exercise

 Thompsons Bowl Start! Walking Trail
Thompsons Bowl Park - 900 Block SW 9 Ave.
Length - 1/2 mile 
Lighting - No
Surface - Concrete
Times - Sunrise to Sunset
Other - Exercise Equipment
Class - Exercise 

Scott Springs Health Trail
Scott Springs Park - 2825 SW 24 Ave.
Length - 1/2 mile
Lighting - No
Surface - Asphalt
Times - Sunrise to Sunset
Other - Exercise Equipment and Observation Deck
Class - Exercise

SE 31 St. Start! Walking Trail
2025 SE 31 St.
Length - 1/2 mile
Lighting - No
Surface - Concrete
Times - Sunrise to Sunset
Other - Exercise Equipment
Class - Exercise

Silver Pines Start! Walking Trail
1600 Block NE 40 Ave. and 1700 block NE 42 Ave.
Length - 1/2 mile
Lighting - No
Surface - Asphalt
Times - Sunrise to Sunset
Other - Exercise Equipment
Class - Exercise

 Heritage Environmental Play Trail
Heritage Nature Conservancy - 1900 Block NE 3 St.
Length - 2/5 mile
Lighting - No
Surface - Mulch
Times - Sunrise to Sunset
Other - Nature Education Stations
Class - Exercise/Nature

Leave No Trace.  Stay on the beaten path.  Do not disturb the vegetation or wildlife.  Bring out what you take in.



Our Promise


At Ocala Recreation and Parks we endeavor to provide you with experiences uniquely yours in safe places and spaces that captivate and inspire - where strangers become friends and friends become a family we call community - where little boys and girls dream of mighty achievements and their families and neighbors are their biggest fans - where the song of the swing set, the roaring of the crowd and the rustling of the leaves all blend into a sweet symphony - where time and troubles slip away into smiles and laughter.

At Ocala Recreation and Parks we endeavor to ensure that the memories you make with us here today will be the treasured stories you share with your family, friends, children and grandchildren tomorrow. We look forward to sharing this journey with you.