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Over 105,000 acres of District lands are available for deer, hog, turkey, and small game hunting. The majority of these lands are part of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Wildlife Management Area (WMA) or Wildlife Environmental (WEA) programs.

For more information about WMA/WEAs, contact the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at 386.758.0525 to request the annual WMA/WEA brochures or stop by your local tax collector's office to pick up a copy.

You may also use the links below to download a PDF brochure of each public hunting area.

Public Hunting Areas

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

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

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.