Town of Inglis, Florida

Inglis is a town in Levy County, Florida. Best described as an “old Florida” town, Inglis serves as a gateway to the Gulf of Mexico where there is an abundance of outdoor activities to take part in including boating, sailing, fishing, camping, and hiking. Of course there is more than just the landscape that makes Inglis unique. Inglis has had some pretty big names make an appearance, like Elvis Presley when he was filming his movie, “Follow that Dream” - an extraordinary moment in time that will always be a part of Inglis’ history.

The Inglis Bypass Recreation Area is a popular fishing spot for fresh and saltwater species with two picnic pavilions located nearby to enjoy the day in the shade. Additionally, mowed grass paths run Eastward along the Bypass Canal, creating an idea environment for hiking, biking, and other recreational activities.

Inglis Bypass Recreation Area

The Inglis Lock Recreation Area has recreational things to do like taking a leisurely walk, running, and biking along the trail. Located about an hour south of Gainesville, the Inglis Lock Recreation Area is in close proximity to the western end of the Cross Florida Greenway and has been inoperable since 1999. The Inglis Lock Recreation Area sits on over 70,000 acres of land with over 1200 of that land being used for multi-purpose trails. In addition to the trails the Inglis Lock Recreation Area has freshwater bank fishing, saltwater fishing, wildlife viewing opportunities and more. Don't forget to get your Inglis Lock Recreation Area stamp when you visit. 

Inglis Lock Recreation Area

Waccasassa Bay Preserve State Park is a boat only access state park that is bordering Florida’s Gulf Coast between Cedar Key and Yankeetown. The salt marshes and tidal creeks found in the park create a rich habitat for saltwater fish, crabs, and shellfish. The salt marshes are broken with dense tree islands of live oak, red cedar, and cabbage palm.

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