Black Hammock Wilderness Area

3276 Howard Ave

Oviedo, FL

Phone: 407-665-2211

Fax: 407-665-2215

Hours of Operation: Open Dawn to Dusk

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Recreation Opportunities

biking boardwalk Handicap Accessible hiking horsebackPets Allowed on Leash Wildlife Viewing

Boardwalk Barred Owl Pine Flatwoods

Notice: Due to flooded conditions and trail damage from hurricane Ian, this property is closed until further notice. Continue to check this website for updates.

PLEASE NOTE:  Parking area gate will be closed at sunset and re-open at sunrise

Please make sure you are out prior to sunset or you may be locked in.

The Black Hammock Wilderness Area is a 700- acre property acquired as part of a comprehensive effort to preserve significant habitat along the shores of Lake Jesup. A round trip hike of approximately 4.5 miles of trails will take you through habitats such as Mixed Hardwood Swamp, Sand Pine Scrub and Pine Flatwoods. Wildlife observed on this site includes the barred owl, white-tailed deer, bobcat and eastern hognose snake. The variety of habitats and beautiful boardwalk and trail system makes this property a popular destination for mountain bikers, hikers, photographers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

The main parking area for the Black Hammock Wilderness Area is at the end of Howard Avenue.

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