Grassy Panther Point Trail at Marshall Hampton Reserve in Winter Haven, FL

Marshall Hampton Reserve

Reserve west of Winter Haven offers ample trails for hiking, running and cycling. Marshall Hampton is near the more popular Circle B Bar Reserve.

Marshall Hampton Reserve is located just across Lake Hancock from Circle B Bar Reserve. The Reserve has an interesting blend of oak hammock, cypress dome swamp, pine flatwoods and a 60 acre pond. The site is just over 1,100 acres with more than 15 miles of multi-use trails. The trails are wind through live oaks, slash pine, sweet gum and palmettos.

Hiking, Running or Cycling at Marshall Hampton

The Osprey Overlook Loop Trail (2.5 miles) contains little to no shade, while the Acorn Hammock Loop Trail (3.5 miles) is quite shaded.

Panther Point Trail, popular with cyclists, runs along the east side of Lake Hancock. Stretching for more than 8 miles, this trail goes through pastureland, scenic swamps and offers beautiful lake shore vistas.

Note that all trails at Marshall Hampton Reserve are fairly flat and may be under water during the rainy season. The site is open for horseback riding with a special use permit.


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