Ocala National Forest (ONF)

Woodpecker West or Billies Bay

Park Entry Fee: NONE

Ocala National Forest Information

Ocala National Forest - major roads

Using 46 West from Sanford:
Take I-4 exit 103 (SR 46). Go west for 7 miles. Turn right on 46A (north), 5 miles to SR 44. Turn left on 44 (west) and go 4 miles to CR 439. Turn right on 439 (north) all the way to CR 42 (8 miles). Turn left on 42 (west) and go 3.5 miles to US 19. Turn right on 19 (north) and go 5 miles to CR 445. Turn right on CR 445 and go 2 to 4 miles. Look for FLO staging area marked by signs.

From US 17 in DeLand:
Go west from DeLand on CR 44 about 5 miles to junction with CR 42, just west of the St. John's River bridge. Turn right and go 18 miles to US 19. Turn right on 19 (north) and go 5 miles to CR 445. Turn right on CR 445 and go 2 to 4 miles. Look for FLO staging area marked by signs.

From Apopka / Mt. Dora:
Follow US 441 North past Mt. Dora. Turn right on SR 19 (north), through Eustis and Altoona. 5.5 miles north of Altoona turn right on CR 445 and go 2 to 4 miles. Look for FLO staging area marked by signs.

Note - Staging area is sometimes located on Paisley Rd (FR 69). This is a dirt road to the right off CR 445, about 4.5 miles from US 19.