The Great Florida Birding Trail has approximately 2,000 miles of trails from the Florida panhandle to the Keys. Trails are located on public lands where you may enjoy the sights and sounds of nature along the self-guided routes.
Don't know your way around to the sites? There are four guide books that provide detailed directions, maps, and habitat type of the lands within the birding trail system. Download the West Florida guide book (PDF, 2.95MB), which covers much of the north-central area of the state or visit the Great Florida Birding Trail website to learn more about this exciting and beautiful resource.
The Suwannee River Water Management District has designated the following tracts as part of the Birding Trail:
*Both the Ellaville and Sullivan tracts are part of Twin Rivers State Forest.
IMPORTANT NOTICES:November 1, 2017 - White Springs tract will be closed week days until further notice for land management operations. It is open on Saturday and Sunday for recreation opportunities. October 26, 2017 - Goose Pasture Campground will be closed to camping during the general gun hunting season November 4, 2017 - January 22, 2018. The park will be open for day use. August 17, 2017 - The boardwalk at Pot Springs on the Withlacoochee tract in Hamilton County is closed for renovations.