DescriptionRural Bushnell, where the Withlacoochee River flows through a cypress swamp as a small stream, features small lakes once fished by Native Americans and Spanish explorers. Most are still popular with anglers today, as is Lake Panasoffkee, to the north. Withlacoochee State Forest, which covers 113,000 acres in three units, is west of town; phone (352) 754-6896.
Florida National Veterans Cemetery, off I-75 exit 309 off SR 476B at 6502 S.W. 102nd Ave., is among the largest in the nation; phone (352) 793-7740. On SR 471 in nearby Webster shoppers enjoy Monday events at the Sumter County Farmers' Market, one of the largest flea markets in the country; phone (352) 793-2021.
Visitor InfoSumter County Chamber of Commerce 2031 N. CR 470 LAKE PANASOFFKEE, FL 33538. Phone:(352)793-3099
Things to SeeDade Battlefield Historic State Park