“An easy route in the long-leaf pines forests near Ocala, Florida.
— Leslie Kehmeier
This has been hidden from our maps to prevent overlap with existing trails, or because
our research has found there is no legal access.
The Wandering Wiregrass Loop is a very approachable ride in Ocala National Forest. As a counter-clockwise loop, it combines the Wandering Wiregrass West and Wandering Wiregrass East trails.
Need to Know
The Wandering Wiregrass trails are open year-round. The best riding season is fall and winter. The trail system is designed for OHVs.
The ride starts at the Wandering Wiregrass OHV staging area and hits the Wandering Wiregrass West trail first.
The majority of the route is on sandy tread with some hard packed sections. You'll be pedaling through long-leaf pine forests with low, grassy ground cover.
Wandering Wiregrass West has long, straight sections with a few tight turns. The trail heads generally south to FS Road 572. Stay left here to ride a short section to Wandering Wiregrass East. Stay left again to continue the ride.
Wandering Wiregrass East has a similar feel. The trail travels through a wide corridor on generally smooth and flat tread with a few whoops here and there. It meanders in a northeast direction until it hits FS Road 10. Turn left here to ride back to the start of the route at the Wandering Wiregrass OHV staging area.