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What are some things to do in Brooksville, Florida?

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As of 2016, Withlacoochee State Forest, Sweetfields Farm, several historical buildings, Boyett's Grove and the 1885 Russell Street Train Depot are among the attractions in and around Brooksville, Florida. Additional attractions are Chinsegut Wildlife and Environmental Area, McKethan Lake Nature Trail, Mutual Mine Recreation Area and the Olive Grove.

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Withlacoochee State Forest is, as of 2016, the third-largest state forest in Florida. The land is available for recreation, and is also a site for wildlife and forest management. Hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, fishing and canoeing are among the recreational opportunities at the park, and some segments are open to hunting during established seasons. The forest is also part of the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail.

Sweetfields Farm provides vegetables and events during the fall and spring. The grounds also hosts field trips. The Hernando Historical Museum Association helps preserve several historical sites in the area, including May-Stringer House, 1885 Train Depot and Countryman Family One-Room Schoolhouse. The association also hosts a number a special events.

Boyett's Grove includes a feeding zoo, mini golf and a gift shop. A wildlife park include a dinosaur cave and aviary, and there is also an ice parlor and an art gallery. Admission information is available on the website.

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