Map of Hampton Tract
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About Hampton Tract

(See Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve for overall information.)

Recreational Opportunities

Bicycling

  • Approximately 30 miles of multiuse trails.
  • Bicyclists are required to stay on designated or marked trails.
  • Florida law requires bicyclists under 16 to wear helmets.

Camping

  • Equestrian and primitive camping available.
  • Sites have picnic tables, fire rings and/or grills.
  • A free reservation is required and must be displayed or available at campground.
  • Site has a picnic shelter — this is a common area, it cannot be reserved.

Equestrian Use

  • Approximately 30 miles of multiuse trails.
  • Riders are required to stay on designated or marked trails.
  • Horse-drawn buggy riding requires a free day-use reservation for buggy access behind locked gate.
  • Each rider must carry proof of horse’s current negative Coggins test.
  • Florida law requires equestrians under 16 to wear helmets.

Fishing

Hiking

  • Approximately 30 miles of multiuse trails.
  • Prepare for wet hiking; some trails are excessively wet during certain times of year.


 


Access and Parking

  • Main vehicle access on south side of Green Swamp on Rock Ridge Road, approximately 7
    miles northeast of US 98.

Restrooms and Water

ADA accessible portable toilet.

Location

Northwestern Polk County

For More Information

  • Reservations may be made at WaterMatters.org/Reservation.
  • Land Resources, Southwest Florida Water Management District, 1-800-423-1476 (FL only)
    or (352) 796-7211, ext. 4470


Visit this Property

Notice

(This tract is part of the Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve.)

Street Address

18490 Rock Ridge Road
Lakeland, FL 33809
(Google map)

Size

11,052 acres

Hours of Operation

Daily from sunrise to sunset.

More info below...

 

Conservation Lands of Southwest Florida
Florida Wilderness

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