Big Pine, Stephen Foster

Big Pine, Stephen Foster
Big Pine, Stephen Foster Map

Allowable Activities

BicyclingHikingWildlife Viewing

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Recreation

The Stephen Foster tract is managed as part of Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park and has biking and hiking trails. The Florida National Scenic Trail traverses the tract along the river.

The Big Pine tracts are primitive recreation sites. Visitors may enjoy biking, hiking, and wildlife viewing on administrative roads.

Access

Big Pine tract from White Springs:

Travel south on SR 136 crossing the Suwannee River. The largest Big Pine tract is located on the west side of SR 136 behind the Florida Department of Agriculture inspection station; additional tracts are located on the east side of SR 136 at the intersection of NW White Springs Avenue.

Stephen Foster tract from White Springs:

Access to the Stephen Foster tract is through the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park.

Size

  • Big Pine – 128 acres
  • Stephen Foster – 640 acres


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