Area Information

Suggested Area Feed Stores

Dan's Discount Feed .6m North on Rt.19 Altoona 352-669-7253 (Sun 11am- 4pm)(Mon - Fri 8am- 6pm)(Sat 8am - 4pm)

Tractor Supply Co. 11m South on Rt19 Eustis 352-357-0152 (Sun 9am - 7pm)(Mon- Sat 8am - 9pm) 

Area Veterinarians

Backwoods Trail Veterinary Clinic .6m North on Rt.19 Altoona 352-669-5998 (Mon - Fri 8am- 12pm 1:30pm - 5pm)

Veterinary Emergency Clinic of Central Florida 14.3m (Sat & Sun Open 24 hours) (Mon - Thurs 6pm - 7:30 am) (Fri 6pm - 12am)

Elite Veterinary Home Care Mobile Unit 352-561-8173 (Mon - Fri 9am-5pm)

Area Restaurants

El Marie Pizzeria and Sub Shoppe 200 N Bay St., Eustis 352-483-9111 (Mon - Thurs 11am-8pm) (Fri & Sat 11am-9pm Sun 11am - 7pm) 

Old Crow BBQ 1.8m South on Rt. 19 Umatilla 352-669-3922 (Sun 11am- 2pm) (Closed Mon & Tues) (Weds - Sat 11am- 9pm)

Greg's Haystax 2.8m  526 Umatilla Blvd, Umatilla 352-669-1555 (Sun - Sat 6am-2pm)

 

Combat Cafe 4.5m South on Rt.19 Umatilla 352-669-8721  (Sat - Weds 6am-2pm)(Thurs - Friday 8am-8pm) 

Mason Jar 5.7m South on Rt.19 Dona Vista 352-589-2535 (Sun 6am-2pm) (Mon - Sat 6am - 8pm) 

Suggested Area Horseback Riding & Farm Experiences

McKie Stables 1m Advance Notice required 352-267-0082 Philipa (Pooh)

Blue Moon Ranch, Camp Geneva, 36540 Via Marcia, Fruitland Park, FL Call D'Anne for reservations or a tour at 352.578.4947.

Hidden Palms Ranch 39m Advance Notice Required 407-620-7880 Beki

Suggested Area Farm Experiences

LunaSea Alpaca Farm, 24M, 18810 Lone Dove Lane, Clearmont, FL. Call King Fowler 352-223-9459 for a Tour Appointment of a working Alpaca Farm Experience. Informative & Interactive. 

Stanley Pond Adventure Farm, 23M 15426 County Rd 48 Astaula, FL 352-742-8180 Catch & Release Fishing, Bee Room

Santa's Farm & Christmas Tree Forest Petting Zoo, Pony & Hay Rides, etc. 11Miles 35317 Huff Road, Eustis, FL 352-357-9863

Hunting in the Ocala National Forest
Ocala National Forest - Hunting (usda.gov)

2022-2023 Hunting in Ocala National Forest Zone B Lake County

ANTLERED DEER

Archery season: Oct. 15 – Nov. 13

Crossbow season: Oct. 15 – Nov. 18

Muzzleloading gun season: Nov. 19 - Dec. 2

Youth deer hunt weekend: Nov. 26–27*

General gun season: Dec. 3 – Feb. 19

 

TURKEY

Archery season: Oct. 15 – Nov. 13

Crossbow season: Oct. 15 – Nov. 18

Muzzleloading gun season: Nov. 19 – Dec. 2

Fall turkey season: Dec. 3 – Jan. 29*

 

GRAY SQUIRREL

Statewide Oct. 8 – March 5

Daily bag limit: 12

Possession limit: 24

 

QUAIL

Statewide Nov. 12 – March 5

Daily bag limit: 12

Possession limit: 24

BOBCAT

Statewide Dec. 1 – March 31

 

OTTER

Statewide Dec. 1 – March 1

Bobcats and otters may be taken by rifle, shotgun, pistol, muzzleloader, air gun, crossbow or bow.

Bag limits: No limit on bobcats and otters