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Seminole State Forest
Replanting Our Nation’s Forests
Forest OverviewLess than an hour from Orlando, Seminole State Forest boasts more than 25,000 acres of natural springs, creeks, bottomlands, swamps, sand hills, and beautiful pine woodlands. Adjacent to the Wekiva River Preserve State Park and Ocala National Forest, the Seminole State Forest plays a critical role in the largest contiguous undeveloped landmass in central Florida.
Seminole State Forest Needs Our HelpStressed pine forests have succumbed to pine bark beetles in recent years. These trees are essential to the landscape and its recovery: to filter rain water, retain topsoil and moisture, and provide diverse habitat and food sources for local wildlife such as the Florida black bear and Sherman fox squirrel.