Not far from where the Suwannee River flows out into the Gulf of Mexico, Chiefland is a major community along US 19 and Alt US 27 in Levy County with access to public lands along the river and in vast Goethe State Forest, a birding and equestrian destination.
- Goethe State Forest – Big Cypress Trail - Hidden in the depths of a floodplain forest in the heart of Goethe State Forest, the Big Cypress Trail is a short hike that leads to one of Florida’s most amazing botanical wonders. At the [...]
- Watermelon Pond WEA - On the westernmost edge of Alachua County, Watermelon Pond is a sprawling prairie complex that was once a massive lake, a haven for wading birds. Unfortunately, the dewatering effects of continued development in the region [...]