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Great Florida Birding Trail
Wood Thrush, Photo Credit: Ivy Rieger
Wood Thrush, Photo Credit: Ivy Rieger

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:
Prescribed Fire Notices:

Prescribed fire Operations will be conducted on the following tract(s) on 1/18/2018:

The Santa Fe Swamp tract in Bradford County. Prescribed fire activities will be conducted in the northeastern section of the tract.

For the safety of recreational users, public access to burn areas will be closed during burning operations. Contact Scott Gregor, Natural Resource Specialist, at 386.362.8130 for additional information.