Group Title: Bicycle facilities map for North Central Florida : Hamilton, Suwannee, and Columbia Counties
Title: Bicycle facilities map for North Central Florida
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Title: Bicycle facilities map for North Central Florida <Hamilton,Suwannee, and Columbia Counties>
Physical Description: 1 map : col. ; 53 x 68 cm., on sheet 55 x 72 cm., folded to 19 x 9 cm.
Scale: Scale .
Language: English
Creator: North Central Florida Regional Planning Council
Florida -- Dept. of Transportation
Publisher: North Central Florida Regional Planning Council
Place of Publication: Gainesville FL
Publication Date: <1998>
Subject: Cycling -- Maps -- Florida -- Hamilton County   ( lcsh )
Bicycle trails -- Maps -- Florida -- Hamilton County   ( lcsh )
Cycling -- Maps -- Florida -- Suwannee County   ( lcsh )
Bicycle trails -- Maps -- Florida -- Suwannee County   ( lcsh )
Cycling -- Maps -- Florida -- Columbia County   ( lcsh )
Bicycle trails -- Maps -- Florida -- Columbia County   ( lcsh )
Cycling -- Safety measures -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Cycling -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Hamilton County -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Suwannee County -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Columbia County -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- Safety measures -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- 1998   ( local )
Safety measures -- Cycling -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Hamilton County -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Suwannee County -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Suwannee County -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Columbia County -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- 1:195,000 -- Hamilton County (Fla.) -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Hamilton County -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- 1:195,000 -- Suwannee County (Fla.) -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Suwannee County -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- 1:195,000 -- Columbia County (Fla.) -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Columbia County -- 1998   ( local )
Cycling -- Safety measures -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:195,000 -- Hamilton County (Fla.) -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Hamilton County -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:195,000 -- Suwannee County (Fla.) -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Suwannee County -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:195,000 -- Columbia County (Fla.) -- 1998   ( local )
Bicycle trails -- 1:195,000 -- Florida -- Columbia County -- 1998   ( local )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
single map   ( marcgt )
indexed   ( marcgt )
General Note: Shows bicycle facilities and routes.
General Note: Panel title.
General Note: County names in title depicted by coloration of locator map.
General Note: "Prepared by the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council for the Florida Department of Transportation."
General Note: Includes recreational facilities index, topographical relief map, and Florida bicycle safety laws.
General Note: Includes locator map on panel.
General Note: Includes map covering all North Central Florida counties (ca. 1:400,000) showing bicycle facilities and routes, text and locator map on verso.
General Note: "October 1998."
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Florida Heritage Project of the State University Libraries of Florida, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the U.S. Department of Education's TICFIA granting program.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00015071
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002740503
oclc - 47725562
notis - ANL8329

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In Florida the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists have the same rights to the roadway, and must obey the same traffic laws as the
operators of other vehicles. These laws include stopping for stop signs and red lights, riding with the flow of traffic, using lights at night and
yielding the right-of-way when entering a roadway.
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Traffic Law Highlights Bicycle Regulations (see Section 316.2065, ES.)
* Bicyclists must obey all traffic controls and signals.
* Bicyclists must use a fixed, regular seat for riding.
* A bicycle may not be used to carry more persons at one time than the number for which it is designed or equipped.
* An adult bicyclist may carry a child in a backpack or sling, .h.i ai .....- trailer designed to carry children.
* A bicyclist may not allow a passenger to remain in a child seat or carrier when not in immediate control of the bicycle.
* Bicyclists and passengers under age 16 must wear a helmet approved by ANSI. Snell or any other standard recognized by Florida.
* At least one hand must be kept on the handlebars while riding.
* Parents and guardians must not knowingly allow a child or minor ward to violate any provision of this section.
* E .:r, h, ,n., mI,, hrn e.i,.r.r,:l with a brake or brakes which allow the rider to stop within 25 feet from a speed of 10 miles per hour on dry,
level, leir, p: n,:-r,I
Sidewalk Riding (see Section 316.2065, F.S.)
* \r'.cr r.1j.r.1 .-n *,ie,, Ilk ..r ..r....,, jk.. h 1. hI i h the same rights and duties as a pedestrian.
* A bicyclist riding on sidewalks or in crosswalks must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians and must give an audible signal before passing.
1 aghting iet ".ecnon 316.20165. F.%.I
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helmet that is properly fitted, is fastened with a strap and
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buy a helmet, look inside for the sticker that says it
afety standards of: ANSI (Z90.4) or Snell Memorial
(1984) or Consumer Product Safety Commission

a bicyclist must follow the same rules as other vehicle
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stop signs and red lights.
e with a headset on, you won't hear danger coming.
s and reflectors at night.
nation on the rest of
cycle laws, write or call:
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On the northern part of the
Jasper, is the home of the Hamilt
is White Springs, a charming con
such as the Telford House located
wealthy and famous vacationed d
quaint small town is a major draw
While in White Springs vi,
Culture Center, a wooded park or
composer who immortalized the i
Home". Florida folk crafts are disp
on the park's crafters' squareewa
Lake City is the location c
Florida Tourist Welcome Center. \
County Historical Museum locate
authentic period antiques and Civ
A short drive from east fro
State Historic Site, scene of the B
1864 and the location of the battle
Battlefield is located within the Os
with pine flatwoods, cypress swa
Nature trails where native Florida
Travel to Live Oak along t
the route taken in 1539 by Hernar
Spanish troops as they searched
treasure. In Live Oak enjoy the re
and visit the Suwannee County H
Museum located in a former train
North of Live Oak is the S
Suwannee Park where country-w
bluegrass, and gospel music fest
Are held year round.
Roads leading to Madiso
you through peach orchards, sce
tree farms and tobacco fields. Th
classically beautiful homes in
Madison, such as the Wardlaw-
Smith Mansion on Base Street
Are reminders that this was
once a cotton plantation society.
Nearby, Cherry Lake and Blue
Springs on the Withlacoochee
River are Great places for a family
picnic and a dip in the cool watei
For a sense of life gone b
authentic Cracker farm at the For
Museum in Perry, a city known fo
Turpentine, and sawmills.
To the west one will find a
These shorelines, hidden coves,
village ambience and sheltered v
and saltwater fishing. Try Keaton
experience some of the best sun
around. These friendly fishing co
marinas, charter and guided fish
Travel to Old Town site of
Archaeological Preserve. On the
accessible to divers, are the rem
sunk in the early 1900's.
The Town of Suwannee,
a great place to rent a houseboa
the river delta or the Gulf shorelir
the days of Florida's early settlers
leisurely ride upstream for water
Discover Manatee Spring
where gentle manatees are often
Travel through Fanning Springs
oriented campground, or Otter S
Suwannee River.
Trenton is the home of W
of an authentically restored train
Branford, a diving mecca
countries who come to dive the
vast underwater world. Diving ins
from master dive instructors in B
West of Branford is Mayo
descendants is one of the large
Mayo, off Convict Springs Road,
popular camping resort located c
Cool off at the Ichetuckne
to learn the easy art of "tubing" o
gently through a pristine hardwo
Leave plenty of time to sa
the area. Choose a campsite suc
with dive shop and equipment re
ambience of one of the many be
has become very popular with ca
While in Levy County visil
and Withlacoochee Rivers, cool
Springs, and "play-ball" at the L
Greenbelt State Recreation Area
interested in bird watching try th
Springs, and Cedar Key Nation
ecological/geological formations
Forest/Sandhills. Big Bend Seag
Key Scrub State Park. For those
archaeological destinations try C
District, the Sea Horse Key & Lig
the Shell Mounds in the lower SL
Waccassasa and Jennings. Or i
try the Nature Coast Greenway a
take time to relax and enjoy the i
County as part of Florida's Natur
East of the Santa Fe Rive

e region, below the State border is
on County Historical Museum. Nearby
immunity with many historic buildings CR253
d on the Suwannee River where the -1 1ings outstanding community of antique shops, arts and craft
luring the turn of the century. This and historic buildings. High Springs has blossomed as
for canoeists and bicyclists. of renovations and old-time charm.
sit the Stephen Foster State Folk \ HAMILTON _. North of High Springs is O'Leno State Park wh
n the Suwannee River which honors the oad C asper COUNTY and flows underground for nearly three miles before re
river through his song "Old Folks At MADISON 'A pleasant country drive will take you to Lake B
played and demonstrated year round COUNTY homes or fish in the lake which gave the town its name
lk. Greenville 'iz In nearby Starke, visit the collection of curio sh
)f the Florida Sports Hall of Fame and t eadisonSR6_ the Gene Matthews Historical Museum where you can
While in Lake City visit the Columbia to WW soldiers stationed at Camp Blanding.
d in an 1870s home furnished with interstate 10 Stop at the old railroad town of Waldo to brows
vil War artifacts. L- market, then on to the friend Town of Hawthorne. Whi
m Lake City is the Oustee Battlefield I such as Orange and Lochloosa, renowned for their ab
battle of Olustee in eastern end of the 17mile Gainesville/Hawthorne Sta
es annual reenactment. The / runners, inline skaters, and horseback riders. The trail,
sceola National Forest, '" .- o.t Paynes Prairie, a state owned wildlife sanctuary with w
mps, a lake and miles of estmigratory birds.
wildlife roam free. CR360 Gainesville, home of the University of Florida.
:he historic DeSoto Trail, city also offers an outstanding range of collegiate spor
ndo DeSoto and his MitchellRd Natural History is located on the campus as are the H
in vain for gold and C Performing Arts. Downtown Gainesville is a lively enter
regional architecture ANNEE sidewalk cafes, night clubs, artists' studios, fine restau
historical _____l A Few mile south of Gainesville is historic Mic
Sstation.ark popularity with Hollywood film makers. A stroll down it
spirit of the webo crafters and antique shops full of treasures of yesterye
western, home of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of The Yearl
rivals MooreRd \sB, of this historic Cracker home are given year round.
tk f COLUMBIA Travel north of Gainesville to the town of AlacI

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heTAYLOR ,,t fCOUNTY Main Street. Towns of Newberry and Archer, each offI

y, visit theRd
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or its timberlands,W
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and bayous offer a fishing
aters for scalloping, boatingLAFAYETTE

Beach and Steinhatchee to
mmunities offer visitor services such as
resting, and victorian-style condo rentals.
orthe "City of Hawkinsville" Underwater,

bottom of the Suwannee River and 3 achua CRALACHUA a, dQ
TnoroadsTke d enjoy the Gulf Coast.
t, a canoeus offer a fishing boat and explore CR 3
aters for scallopingnnee, boatingers may take a
Baccss to nearby sprteings.hatchee toCR Cwt

s ing, and victorian-styly creation arentals. ,
f thseen playing o in the cool, le" Underwater. exc n t .- ..M-'--

Son CR 232 to Hart Springs, a family-
bottomprings RV resort, both located on the
ain e st Central Florida Railroad and the site

depot. FanTin 26R0
a t th e mouth o f the Suwannee River is many
sprit, a canoe, or a fishing boatngs and explore the caverns of aC
s. Ftruction Suwand guided touaters may take availableGILCHRIS
ranford and nearby dive shops. 358" COUNTYi
s whostate P ark, a family recreation area,
tseen playing i n the country. A short distance from. I h

on the Suwannee River.
e Springs RV re S tat e Park. A delightful spot heDI
Vestn a crystal clear river that carries you Horseshoe Beacnd the site COUNTY '. .

od forest.-
dmple the other outstanding springs in

ch as Ginnie Springs, a camping resort-
ntals. Or retire i well known the divers from many__
d springsand b reakfast inns nearby. This ofaa reaJ
noeists, bicyclists and naturs are lovers.ailable

the nostalgic Suwannee, Waccasassa,
off at couFanning Springs or Mtanateeromii
is Jimake Rousseau andr Rendezvous, a CwrA
s. If you're looking for solitude or are,

ch as Ginnie Springs, a campnning resort'

trass AquaOr retic Preserve, andin the Cedardelightful
dmore inted breakfasted inns nearby. This areand Roadwa
aneists, bicycle Historical and Archaeolovers. gicalCrCCr3

hthouse, the Salt Works at Salt Island, Bicycle Facility Present
uwannee Refuge, and Fort's F aGreater then 3 feet
f you 're just interested in the perfect trail are r C ,- lu
e Andrws, Glf Hamock, annin LE

and Goetne State i-orest. Remember to
many resources available in Levy
re Coast.
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ts studios, bed and breakfast inns, quaint cafes,
a tourist attraction because of its historic

ere the Santa Fe River disappears into a sinkhole
butler, where you can admire the many historic
ops along historic Call Street. Or browse through
learn about Starke's colorful role as a playground

;e in its red brick antique shops and large flea
le in this area try fishing in one of the many lakes
undance of bass. In Hawthorne pick up the
te Trail, a popular pathway for hikers, bicyclists,
a converted railroad route, borders the edge of
ild stallions, bison, deer, alligators, and a variety of

is the cultural capital of north central Florida. The
ts and athletic events. The Florida Museum of
arn Museum of Art and the Center for the
tainment complex with the Hippodrome Theatre,
rants, cozy pubs and open air festivals.
anopy, a charming community with a gaining
s shady streets will lead you to an array of hand
ar. Southeast of Micanopy is the Cross Creek
ling, and many other famous novels. Guided tours

hua, to enjoy the shops and restaurants on historic
er their own style and country charm.

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