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Shired Island

Shired Island
Map It - Shired Island
N 29 23' 55". W 83 12' 17" (3 hours)
  • From Ocala take Hwy 27 north to Williston.
  • In Williston get on Alt 27 north and take it to Chiefland.
  • In Chiefland Alt 27 will meet Hwys 19 and 98.
  • Continue north on 19/98/Alt27 to Cross City.
  • At Cross City take a left on Road 351 (called Horseshoe Road) until it crosses Road 357.
  • Make a left on Road 357.
  • Follow Road 357 to the county park and boat ramp on the right (about 11 miles from the intersection with Road 351).
note: Rd 357, when last checked, was paved but in poor condition with lots of potholes and such. It is passable but be careful.