Ocala National Forest (ONF), Paisley

Woodpecker Hill or Shockley Ranch

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 at light onto 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 right on 42 (east) and go about 3.5 miles to Paisley.

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 9.5 miles to Paisley.

From Apopka / Mt. Dora:
Follow US 441 North past Mt. Dora. Turn right on SR 19 (north), through Eustis to Altoona. Turn right on CR 42 and go about 7 miles to Paisley.

From Paisley (east side):
Turn north onto Rancho Road (opposite radio tower on south side of road). Look for orange and white Orienteering signs. After 1/2 mile it turns into Forest Road 69, (dirt road). Continue north on FR 69 for another 3 to 6 miles to the FLO staging area marked by signs on your left.