You may view and print a variety of campus maps to guide you in exploring our nature trail. Motorcycles and off-road vehicles are not permitted on trails.
Maps are in either .jpg or .pdf format. For .pdf files, you will need Adobe Reader installed. You may download a free copy at Adobe's website.
Located opposite the Sports Complex, runners and walkers may access four trails which wind through the Baars-Firestone Wildlife Sanctuary exploring sandhill, hammock and wetlands habitat. Offering varied terrain, the trails are bordered by Campus Drive and Campus Lane on two sides and are adjacent to Martin Hall and the Multipurpose Fields. Parking is available at the Sports Complex or between the Building 90 Complex and Martin Hall. Click here for map.
The Edward Ball Nature Trail is accessed behind Crosby Hall (Bldg. 10) and Bldg. 11. This half-mile boardwalk meanders through Thompson’s Bayou over a hardwood swamp that is home to mammals, birds, fish and reptiles, including an occasional American alligator (Alligator mississipiensis). Foot traffic only may explore the preserve trail originally funded by Note: updated map in design) Click here for nature trail brochure.
Located on the western most 600 acres of campus(a.k.a. Campus Woods), uniquely named, diverse and challenging trails are enjoyed by hiking, cycling, geo-cache and equestrian enthusiasts. Trail etiquette necessitates those on foot yield to horses while cyclists yield to foot traffic and equestrians. Motorcycles and off-road vehicles are not permitted on campus trails. Click here for map. The UWF Cycling Club hosts orientation rides touring the 20+ miles of trails on campus. For more information visit the Outdoor Adventures Clinics page and Sport Clubs Cycling page.
The heart of Main Campus has three scenic walking routes of varied distance and degrees of difficulty.