Ocala Equestrian Trails


Florida Agriculture Center and Horse Park Authority
Cross Florida Greenway | 850.222.8738

The Cross Florida Greenway offers some of the area’s best riding through a variety of hammocks and open fields. The trailhead and campground is just east of the land bridge over I-75. Take your lunch and enjoy the picnic tables at the Santos trail head just off  Highway 441.
Total Miles: 25

Hitching Post Trails
Florida Greenway | 352.551.4362

Hitching Post Trails is only a few steps away from the Cross Florida Greenway and offers more than 100 miles of trails to ride. These scenic trails are shaded, with room to ride side by side. They have easy footing, allowing for plenty of opportunities to trot or canter.
Total Miles: 110

Shangrila Campsite
Florida Greenway | (352) 347-1163

This trail is for riders who like varied terrain. The hills were originally created by an effort to dredge a canal between the east and west coast of Florida, and the area has since reverted to forest.
Total Miles: 44

Northstar Acres Camp
Goethe State Forest (Dunnellon) | 352.489.9848

Marked trails are mostly old logging trails through natural, tall pines. Northstar acres offers guided trail rides and has rental horses.
Total Miles: 55

Goethe Trailhead Campground
Goethe Forest Trails (Dunellon) | 352.489.8545

Goethe Trails at Goethe State Forest offers trail riders the peace and quiet of nature. Sunset and sunrise rides are particularly breathtaking.
Total Miles: 120

Cactus Jack’s Trail Rides

Cactus Jack’s offers trail rides to singles, couples, or groups at the Florida Horse Park. All rides are guided to assure safety for rider and horse. There are trails through the Cross Florida Greenway Trail System, and most trails are shaded.
Hour Rides:1-2 hours

Makin’ Tracks Trail Rides

Makin’ Tracks Trail Rides offers trail rides through the Gores Landing Trail System, which is a part of The Cross Florida Greenway Trails. This organization also offers swimming with horses in the Oklawaha River.
Total Miles: 100

Ocala National Forest

The Ocala National Forest offers double and single track sandy trails, as well as graded roads to ride. There is a fair amount of deep sand in the trails, especially during dry seasons.
Total Miles: 100

Area Tack and Feed Stores

Tack Shack of Ocala Inc
481 SW 60th Ave #100
Ocala, FL

Southern States Cooperative Anthony Service
9655 N.E. 21st Street
Anthony, FL 32617

J & J Tack Shack
6625 Florida 40
Ocala, FL

Rick’s Performance Equine
3200 NW 60th Ave
Ocala, FL

Ocala Breeders Feed & Supply
431 NW 27th Ave
Ocala, FL

Gilbert’s Hardware & General Store
7777 NW Highway 225A,
Ocala, FL 34482

Larsen Hay
2000 NE 16th Ct and 13221 N US Hwy 27
Ocala, Florida

Berrettini Feed Specialists
13052 N US Hwy 27
Ocala, Fl 34482

Midwest Feed & Farm
3352 NW Blitchton Rd
Ocala, FL

TT Distributors, Inc.
7715 W. State Road 40
Ocala, FL 34482

U.S. Hay, Inc.
13600 S. County Road 475
Summerfield, FL 34491

Winning Edge Tack Shop
6998 N U.S. 27, Suite 112
Ocala, FL 34482

Berrettini Feed Specialists
4255 Hwy 40
Ocala, Fl 34482

Seminole Stores
5740 Florida 40
Ocala, FL

Sparr Building & Farm Supply
13033 N.E. Jacksonville Road
Sparr, FL 32192