Charles H. Bronson State Forest
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Sign for the Chuluota Wilderness Area within the Charles H. Bronson State Forest
Charles H. Bronson State Forest is located in Florida
Charles H. Bronson State Forest
LocationOrange County and Seminole County, Florida
Nearest cityChristmas, Florida
Coordinates28°37′26″N 81°01′23″W / 28.624°N 81.023°W / 28.624; -81.023Coordinates: 28°37′26″N 81°01′23″W / 28.624°N 81.023°W / 28.624; -81.023
Area10,945 acres
Other informationHiking, wildlife viewing, horseback riding

Charles H. Bronson State Forest is located north of Christmas, Florida. It covers almost 11,000 acres in southeastern Seminole and northeastern Orange County and is located just south of Little Big Econ State Forest.[1][2] The St. Johns River forms part of the eastern boundary of the forest.

The Forest is located just east of the Chuluota Wilderness Area, a 625-acre natural area owned by Seminole County.[3]

The Charles H. Bronson State Forest is a Wildlife Management Area which is open to hunting and is managed by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

The Charles H. Bronson State Forest was established by Florida legislative direction on July 1, 2008. The forest is named for Charles H. Bronson, Commissioner for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services from 2001 to 2011.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Charles H. Bronson State Forest". Out in the Boonies. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  2. ^ Charles H. Bronson State Forest Florida Forest Service
  3. ^ "Chuluota Wilderness Area". Seminole County. Archived from the original on 5 June 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2020-04-12. Retrieved 2020-04-12.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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