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Spruce Creek Day Ride (Doris Leeper)

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Ride Information

 

 

Date(s):    OCT 21, 2017 Hosted by:  Jim Lawrence
Where:  DORIS LEEPER EAST TRAILHEAD Host’s Phone #:  386-747-5998

 

Host’s email:  haul.n.ass@cfl.rr.com Cost/Fee:  no fee
   
Day Ride

 

Day Ride:  Bring your own lunch
Reservations:                            No reservations needed

 

Address/Directions:  2317 CREEK SHORE TRAIL; NEW SMYRNA BEACH FL 32168

 

FROM STATE ROAD 415 HEAD EAST ON PIONEER TRAIL CROSS OVER I-95 AND GO TO LEFT TURN LANE ON THE CURVE FOR TURNBULL BAY RD.  PASS THE FIRST SIGNS YOU SEE FOR DORIS LEEPER AND CONTINUE EAST ON TURNBULL BAY ABOUT 2 MILES TO LEFT ON CREEK SHORE TRAIL JUST BEFORE THE RAILROAD TRACK (IF YOU CROSS THE RAILROAD TRACKS YOU’VE GONE TOO FAR).  CONTINUE NORTH ABOUT 1 MILE TO ENTRANCE TO THE DORIS LEEPER EAST TRAILHEAD, THE ENTRANCE ROAD IS CRUSHED SHELL AND AT THE END  OF THE ENTRANCE ROAD YOU WILL SEE A BIG GREEN FIELD AND PROBABLY LOTS OF DOGS}  FOLLOW THE ROAD TO THE RIGHT AND AND LOOK FOR SOMEBODY YOU KNOW.  DORIS LEEPER IS A VERY ACTIVE PARK WITH BIKERS.  THEY USUALLY REMAIN ON THE BIKE DESIGNATED TRAILS WHICH CROSS THE EQUESTRIAN TRAILS.  YOU WILL RIDE MOSTLY SHADED TRAILS ALONG SPRUCE CREEK AND SOME INTERESTING WOOD WALKWAYS ACROSS A SMALL CREEK..  THERE ARE MILES OF TRAILS THAT YOU CAN TROT OR CANTER.  _

 

Park Information:

*Dogs OK on leash:                     Yes

Electric Available:                       No

Stalls Available:                           No

High Tie Available:                       No

Potable Water Available:             Yes

Water  For Horse Available:        Yes

Restrooms available:                    No

Showers available:                       Yes    cold water only cowboy shower

Additional comments:  must have written proof of negative coggins

 

* Some parks require proof of rabies vaccination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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