A True Hidden Gem, The 32,000-Acre Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest Is Perfect For Florida Nature Lovers
By Marisa Roman|Published October 01, 2022
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
When one thinks about Florida, one might not immediately think of state forests. We hear the term “forest” and our minds might wander to places like the Pacific Northwest and the Midwest. But, you might be surprised to learn that there is a state forest tucked away in The Sunshine State, and it is beautiful! Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest in Florida is a hidden gem in nature and deserves to be visited at least once in your lifetime.
Have you ever visited Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest in Florida before? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Or if you’re looking for more information about visiting, including hours of operation and any associated fees, check out the Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest website.