Belmore State Forest - Things to Know Before Visiting
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043, USA
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About Belmore State Forest
Belmore State Forest consists of two separate tracts totalling 12,262 acres. On the northern side is the Satsuma Tract, which borders Camp Blanding, while on the southern side is a tract of 8,737 acres.
Attractions Near Belmore State Forest
One of Florida's earliest state parks is Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park. Its amenities, such as cabins, were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.
It stretches nearly 47 miles (76 km) from Lake Butler, Florida to Palatka, Florida along the Palatka-Lake Butler State Trail (PLB).
On the western bank of the St. Johns River lies Green Cove Springs Park. While the St. Johns River's cool breeze sweeps through the Park, Spanish moss draping the majestic oaks comes to life as the cool breeze of the river blows.
Ship models, military vehicles, uniforms, weapons, equipment, and flags are on display at the Military Museum of North Florida. The museum was built in 2007 on Bunker Avenue.
Rare plants such as the Bartram's Ixia and St. John's Susan can be found in the Jennings State Forest.
Hawthorne Historical Museum & Cultural Center features exhibits illustrating the history of Hawthorne, particularly those relating to the military.
Where is Belmore State Forest
Discover More Attractions in Clay County, Where Belmore State Forest Is Located
Clay County is situated in the northeastern part of Florida. It has a population of 218.245 as of 2020. Its county seat is Green Cove Springs.