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2015 Visitor Guide & Business Directory




Dade Battlefield State Park

(See Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway, Page 12)

The Sumter County Fairgrounds is the

center of events in Sumter, hosting exhibits,

carnivals, art and flower shows and fun for

the whole family. For more information call

the fairgrounds office at

(352) 793-2750 or


The Sumter County Farmer’s

Market & Flea Market

(See Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway, Page 13)

The National Veterans Cemetery

for the State of Florida

(See Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway, Page 13)

The Withlacoochee State Trail

consists of a 46-mile stretch and is presently

the longest paved rail trail in Florida. The trail

corridor runs through small towns, ranches and

natural areas as it makes its way south from Citrus

Springs to Trilby. The trail traverses a region

that offers many other outstanding recreational

opportunities such as unpaved trails in the Croom

area of the Withlacoochee State Forest, and the

Withlacoochee River (South) Canoe Trail. Like

most rail-trails in Florida, the Withlacoochee Trail

State Park is generally flat, offering an easy ride for

all skill levels. An unpaved equestrian trail follows

along portions of the paved trail. For additional

information contact the Withlacoochee Trail State

Park at

(352) 394-2280 located at 12549 State

Park Drive, Clermont, FL 34711.

The Florida Bass

Conservation Center

(See Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway, Page 13)

Wildwood Growers’ Market

all handmade and homegrown! This weekly market features

local produce, local meats and seafood, handmade crafts and

more. Open every Saturday year round from 9am to 1pm

in front of Wildwood City Hall.

For more information call (352) 330-1330 x122.

Sumter County Youth Center

is an educational outlet for children and adults alike. Here you

will find after school programs, a computer lab, tutors, library,

sports programs and plenty more. Two locations are available to

serve you:

841 E. C-48, Bushnell, FL 33513

Phone: (352) 568-8722

406 Saint Claire St., Wildwood, FL 34785

Phone: (352) 330-0067