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Brooksville through Ocala National Forest and back

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Ride Stats:

  • Distance: 214 miles / 344.4 km
  • Ride Time: 1 day
  • Approximate Fuel Costs: $16.26
  • State: Florida
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This trip offers lots of open road riding with little stopping areas. The ride from Brooksville to Leesburg is has some points of interest like the Dade Battlefield State Park. There is a $2 admission fee to the park, well worth it if you’re a history buff. There is a great place to get fresh squeezed orange juice just north of Leesburg at the orange barn. CR 42 is a nice rode. About 9 of the 18 mile is new pavement the other half is a courser asphalt but with some nice turns. The Ocala National Forest has some beautiful scenery to offer with some great stops like Salt Springs. CR 316 takes you through thoroughbred farm area. There are some restaurants in Dunnellon downtown area. While you’re there check out Injun Joes Cutlery. Over all this is a nice trip through some typical Central Florida land. Rather flat with some turns. Summary: 210.9 miles (5 hours, 6 minutes)Mile Instruction 0.0 Depart near Brooksville on US-41 [SR-45] (Nth)6.1 Turn RIGHT (East) onto CR-476[Lake Lindsey Rd]20.8 Turn RIGHT (South) onto CR-48[E Southland Ave]36.8 Turn LEFT (North) onto CR-33 38.8 Turn LEFT (North) onto US-27 [SR-25] 50.4 Turn LEFT (West) onto US-27 Alt [US-441 Alt]54.7 Bear RIGHT (East) onto CR-42 72.9 Turn LEFT (North) onto SR-19 88.8 At near Camp Ocala, stay on SR-19 (North) Resurfacing near Salt Springs (January 12, 2009 - June 30, 2009) 103.9 Turn LEFT (West) onto CR-316 [NE 143rd St]128.4 Turn RIGHT (North) onto CR-200A 128.9 Turn LEFT (West) onto CR-316 146.4 Turn LEFT (South-East) onto US-27 [SR-500]149.1 Turn RIGHT (South) onto NW 160th Ave, then immediately turn RIGHT (West) onto CR-322 Keep STRAIGHT onto CR-322 [East Levy St]153.2 Turn LEFT (South) onto US-41 [SR-45] 190.1 Turn RIGHT (West) onto SR-44 [W Main St]190.8 Turn LEFT (South) onto CR-581[Pleasant Grove Rd] 202.8 Road name changes to CR-481[Snow Memorial Hwy]206.7 Bear RIGHT (South) onto US-41 [SR-45] 208.9 Keep RIGHT onto CR-445 [Howell Ave] 210.9 Turn right onto Jefferson SUMMARYDriving distance: 210.9 milesTrip duration: 5 hours, 6 minutes Cost: Approx $10.50 at 47 MPG

This is a motorcycle ride in the state of Florida. This motorcycle route has 7 scenery characteristics and other road conditions to help you plan your road trip. This motorcycle map was created by Anonymous_Motorcyclist in March. Click here to see other Motorcycle Roads by Anonymous_Motorcyclist

Rider Photos:

  • Motorcycle Ride Picture 1 for Brooksville through Ocala National Forest and back
  • Motorcycle Ride Picture 2 for Brooksville through Ocala National Forest and back

Ride Scenery:

Historic SitesParksLakesForestRuralRiverFarm Land

Best Time to Go

Spring, Fall, Winter

Road Characteristics:

Sweeping Curves RoadFlatLight TrafficAverageRare Gas StationsRare

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felon says:

Average roads listed here that just miss quality country roads in most of the area of this detailed route. Check thru florida rides for this area for some great routes listed.
Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 9:10 AM


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