Howdy! Welcome To R.O. Ranch

The theme of the park is set in the Florida "cracker" style of the 1920s. All of the buildings and facilities are reminiscent of that era with white board siding and tin roofs. The inspiring scenery at the park is like a step back in time. Visitors will experience the sights, smells, and sounds of the original Florida. The sight of Cracker Horses grazing in the fields, the smell of flowering magnolias, the sounds of rustling cabbage palms, a horseback ride down one of the many trails offers the visitor time to reflect on the past and present-day lives.


Every aspect of the park caters to horses and their owners. While other recreationalists are welcome, the facilities are designed with the horse, the owner, and the environment in mind. The park is ideally located adjacent to 20,000 acres of public land that's open to horses.


Visitors Center Hours

The Ranch is temporarily CLOSED !

Trails - Closed


Please Always STOP and check in at the Visitors Center  prior to proceeding to campground or trail-head. 

Bring current Coggins for each horse brought into the park.


R.O. Ranch Trails: are open 8:00 am - 6:00 pm  (Please give yourself plenty of daylight to return to trail-head when out riding the trails).  Keep in mind we lock the entrance gates at 6pm.


Campground Check-In


If you plan to check in after office hours, please make arrangements with a staff member.


Day-Use Riders


If a staff member or volunteer is unavailable to receive your day-use fees please place a check or cash in the secure drop box which is located next to the kiosk at the Owl Creek Trail-head along with the required forms (in the kiosk).This is located just past the Visitor's Center office on the right hand side of the road. 

We encourage that all day riders stop by our Visitor Center between 8-6 before heading to the day use area parking.  Keep in mind we lock the entrance gates at 6pm, make sure you receive the gate code before heading out on your horse if you are a late arrival, especially for our summer months.

We are looking for events to fill up the calendar. We welcome groups to host events of their choosing. Let us know if you are interested in booking an event with us. We book a year in advance, Call us at 386-294-1475

Come over and sit a spell. We've got a rockin' chair saved just for you!