A canopy road along the byway

Welcome to Scenic U.S. 441

Along North Central Florida...
 
"It is the mission of  Old Florida Heritage Highway to preserve and promote the corridor, while fostering community involvement and educating visitors on the outstanding nature and unique features of this corridor."
 
The Old Florida Heritage Highway is a corridor in the Department of Transportation Florida Scenic Highway Program. The Florida Scenic Highway Program was designed to showcase the outstanding cultural, historical, archeological, recreational, natural and scenic intrinsic resources along Florida's state highways.
 
This community-based, grass roots effort focuses on resource protection while educating travelers by "telling a story" that represents Florida lifestyles and unique intrinsic resources.
 
The Old Florida Heritage Highway and its loop/spur roads total approximately 48 (forty-eight) miles from State Road 441 to Alachua/Marion County line.
 
If you would like to learn more visit Dial and Discover. Dial and Discover is a free cell phone tour that highlights the Old Florida Heritage Highway.
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Next OFHH Community Meeting TBD

Cross Creek Festival Saturday Nov. 12
8am-3pm; Food, Baked Goods, Fun, Raffle
Benefits Volunteer Fire Dept.


 

Paynes Prairie State Park Visitors Center 
now open!

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4TH ANNUAL LITTLE RUN ON THE PRAIRIE 5K On December 3, 2016, Alachua County 4-H is hosting the 4th Annual Little Run on the Praire 5K which is a trail run through the historic and pristine Paynes Prairie. This is a community & family orientated event organized through a teen/adult partnership. The money raised through the event goes towards 4-H summer camp scholarships for special interest, residential and county day camps. Dogs are allowed. Please register by November 15th for the early bird price. Registration costs are: $25 for adults with an event shirt, $15 for youth with an event shirt, and $15 for adults without an event shirt. The race starts promptly at 8:00 a.m. For more information & to register visit: http://www.active.com/micanopy-fl/running/distance-running-races/little-run-on-the-prairie-5k-2016?int=.
 Attention Photographers!  
Contest to Enter!
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Send Byway Events theme entries Nov. 1-15