Aripeka Sandhills Preserve

Welcome to Aripeka Sandhills Preserve

Location

West of U.S Highway 19 North on Aripeka Road.

The address is:
18000 Aripeka Road
Hudson, FL 34667

Map

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Hours

Sunrise - Sunset 

Amenities
 

Parking
Trails
No Dogs Allowed
Fishing
Observation

Other Amenities

Geocaching, Kiosk

Geographic Area

Northwest

Acreage

209 acres

Contact
Pasco County Environmental Lands Division

4111 Land O' Lakes Boulevard
Suite 310
Land O' Lakes, FL 34639

Phone: 727-847-2411, ext. 7377

South West Florida Water Management District Land Resources Department

2379 Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34604-6899

Phone: 352-796-7211
Phone: 800-423-1476 (Florida only)

Site History

Aripeka Sandhills was acquired as part of the 7,136-acre Weekie Wachee Preserve managed by the Southwest Florida Water Management District. This property was purchased on November 8, 2007.

Description

The Weekiwachee Preserve is part of a regional system of conservation lands that extends up to Crystal River Buffer Preserve, preserving the southernmost coastal hardwood hammock in western Florida. As part of this large preserve, Aripeka Sandhills preserves important habitat communities such as dense hardwood swamps and pine-covered sandhills. The preserve has 5 geocaches and 1.6 miles of hiking trails.

Trail Map

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Location Map

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