Local Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh Trails

Local Trail — Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh Trails

Not many people know about the Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh Trails that are just a short drive out of Old Homosassa on Mason Creek Road.

Local Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh TrailsLocal Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh TrailsLocal Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh TrailsLocal Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh TrailsLocal Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh TrailsAt the end of the 1/4 mile trail is the Laslinger tower with spectacular views of the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Refuge.
  
Local Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh Trails

Local Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh TrailsLocal Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh TrailsLocal Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh TrailsLocal Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh Trails

We usually ride our bikes.  The trail is a little sandy but not too difficult to ride.

Local Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh TrailsKayak LaunchKnudsen Pavilion

Local Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh TrailsThere’s a kayak launch at the end of the trail by the tower.  While the area looks tempting for kayaking, it’s just too far to carry them.

Local Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh TrailsLocal Trail -- Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh Trails

There is no water available and the website says no restrooms, but I did spot a porta-potti when we went there a few weeks ago.

It’s a beautiful place to view the refuge.

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