Oakmont Residents’ Explorers’ Club: Hiking Devil’s Millhopper State Park

Devil’s Millhopper State Park

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast seeking a new custom Florida home in the Gainesville area, you won’t do better than Oakmont. Located on Gainesville’s bustling west side, Oakmont is the area’s top master-planned community. It’s convenient to excellent schools, plentiful shopping, dining and services, and just minutes west of downtown Gainesville and the University of …

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Walk on the Wild Side at Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation

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Living in Gainesville’s premier master-planned community means convenient access to almost anything you need for work, home and school purposes. There’s no shortage of services, entertainment and outdoor recreation in this part of north central Florida. But, how about adventures? We have one for you — the Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation. It’s a Gainesville-area …

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Oakmont Residents’ Explorers’ Guide: The Tuscawilla Preserve

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Want to get lost in the woods? Not literally, but in a get-away-from-it-all manner that refreshes and restores? We’ve got the place for Oakmont residents. It’s the Tuscawilla Preserve, a 600-acre conservation tract near the historic town of Micanopy, just south of Gainesville. Teeming with flora and fauna, it includes Lake Tuscawilla, a hiking trail …

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Oakmont’s Flowery Neighbor: Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

A different sort of outdoor excursion awaits just around the corner from Oakmont. Located on Gainesville’s west side, the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens offer a unique way to experience Florida’s semi-tropical beauty. It’s only 6.5 miles and a 13-minute drive southeast of Oakmont and checks several boxes for any resident seeking gardening inspiration. Maybe it’s not …

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Get Active on the Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail

Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail

If you’re an outdoors enthusiast considering a new custom Florida home at Oakmont, know that there’s no shortage of active pursuits in this master-planned community. Gainesville’s top residential development offers the area’s best amenities, including a Residents Club, resort-style swimming pool, tennis courts, event lawn and fitness center. Staying occupied and connected is as easy …

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Ocala’s Appleton Museum of Art

Art Museum

One of the perks of living in a small city that’s also home to a major state university, is the abundance of art and cultural treasures. Gainesville is no slouch in either category. Oakmont residents likely know the names of their hometown museums, performing arts and nightlife venues, festivals and exhibitions of all kinds. More …

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