Welcome to the volunteer page.  We help the Florida
Forest Service maintain the shared use trail system in
Levy County, Florida.   Links:                                        
 
Goethe   State  Forest
The Watermelon Pond Trail Head  
Hunting dates 2015-2016
(The trails remain open but caution and respect are highly recommended.  
Notices of hunting  are posted at each trail head.)
                              
 General Information

For more detailed information about the forest,  click
on the Goethe State Forest link or call 352-465-8585.
User fees are being collected at each trail head, please
use the envelopes provided and keep your stub.  Annual
permits that are good at all State Forests (and are the
best value)  are available at the office .  Please
remember to have a copy of your Coggins Test papers
with you
AT ALL TIMES, even on the trail! (take a pic
of the test paper & save in your cell phone)

Our annual fund raiser, Goethe Benefit Endurance, will
be held on December the 12th, 2015. There will be  25
mile and 50 mile distances and we will also hold a 10 mile
Introductory Ride. We are camping again at the
Black
Prong Equestrian Center.  Thanks to ALL the generous
Sponsors and Volunteers who make this Benefit Ride
possible...stay tuned for more details.

For more wonderful places to explore
Visit Levy County!
The Goethe Trail
Dedicated to nature-based equine tourism