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The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest in Florida. It has 564,961 acres (882.8 sq mi/2,286.3 km²) and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle.
The Apalachicola National Forest is located within 6 watersheds: Apalachicola River, New River, Ochlockonee, Sopchoppy, Lost Creek and Wakulla River. These rivers and streams provide a steady freshwater flow to productive coastal bays or estuaries. Apalachicola Bay and Ochlockonee Bay are known for shellfish & other commercial seafood. The Apalachicola National Forest is about 4 miles southwest of Tallahassee.
Flora and fauna