Goethe State Forest

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Goethe State Forest
Goethe State Forest is located in Florida
Goethe State Forest
LocationLevy and Alachua counties, Florida
Nearest cityDunnellon
Coordinates29°13′07″N 82°34′39″W / 29.218703°N 82.577477°W / 29.218703; -82.577477Coordinates: 29°13′07″N 82°34′39″W / 29.218703°N 82.577477°W / 29.218703; -82.577477
Area53,398 acres (216.19 km²)
 
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Goethe State Forest
Goethe State Forest is located in Florida
Goethe State Forest
LocationLevy and Alachua counties, Florida
Nearest cityDunnellon
Coordinates29°13′07″N 82°34′39″W / 29.218703°N 82.577477°W / 29.218703; -82.577477Coordinates: 29°13′07″N 82°34′39″W / 29.218703°N 82.577477°W / 29.218703; -82.577477
Area53,398 acres (216.19 km²)

The Goethe State Forest is in the U.S. state of Florida. The 53,398-acre (216 km2) forest is located near the gulf coast, north of Dunnellon. Four trailheads are located on County Road 337. The main trail usage is equestrian, both riders and carts. Goethe is known for its population of red cockaded woodpeckers, a rare bird endemic to the longleaf pine forests of the southeastern coastal plain.

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