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Location: Trout Pond Recreation Area, Apalachicola National Forest, Springhill Road,
From Tallahassee, take SR 373 south approximately 5 miles. Turn left at the sign for Trout Pond (GF&A Trailhead).
Discovery Trail is a 700 foot long paved interpretive trail designed to accommodate handicapped individuals/groups and educational groups from elementary school systems, primarily grades four through six. Four interpretive stops along the trail explain nature's processes by recycling visitor operated tape-recorded messages and exhibit activities. Each stop has a different theme: Stop #1, "Land from Water" concerning fossils; Stop #2, "Pioneer Plants", about how plants grow; Stop #3, "Why is it Different", about the types of plants; and Stop #4, "Useful Plants", about how we use plants.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 1980
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsWebsite: USFS Trail Details
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