This preserve protects habitats such as bottomland forest, seepage slopes, xeric hammock, and more which provided a variety of sights to view while hiking along its trails. Try this 7.7-mile loop trail near Plant City, Florida. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 2 h 25 min to complete. This trail is great for hiking, running, and walking, and it's unlikely you'll encounter many other people while exploring. The best times to visit this trail are September through May. Please noteL Red trail wide open and clear. Yellow trail follows the river a little ways but then is unmaintained turning into bushwack.