For a complete list of rules, see the public use section of FAC 40B-9.
Please report all suspicious activities to the District, the local sheriff, or a wildlife officer at 888.404.3922.
Certain natural conditions, plants, or animals encountered on District lands could be dangerous. It is your responsibility to exercise reasonable caution and care in threatening situations or areas.
View a description of What to Expect on District Lands.
Subject to the limitations therein, Section 373.1395, Florida Statutes, provides that the District owes no duty of care to keep its park areas or lands safe for entry or use by others or to give warning to persons entering areas or lands of any hazardous conditions, structures, or activities thereon.
The District does not, by providing any of its park area or land for outdoor recreational purposes, extend any assurance that such park area or land is safe for any purpose; does not incur any duty of care toward a person who goes on park area or land; and is not responsible for any injury to persons or property caused by an act or omission of a person who goes on park area or land.
IMPORTANT NOTICES:October 8, 2016 – All District lands in the following counties are open: Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, and Levy. It includes Santa Fe Swamp WEA, Devil's Hammock WMA. The trails at Bell Springs, Gar Pond and Little Shoals tract. For information contact Edwin McCook 386-647-3106 or firstname.lastname@example.org.June 23, 2016 - Signs are posted closing portions of the Mill Creek South tract to the public due to timber harvesting operations. The tract will be closed until further notice. For information contact Bob Heeke 386-647-3166 or email@example.com. January 21, 2016 - Road 55-4 in the Steinhatchee Springs tract located on the west side of SR 51 has been closed to vehicles due to extreme wet conditions.