The area designated as the northeast region of the District's lands include portions of Madison, Lafayette and Gilchrist Counties and all of Hamilton, Suwannee, and Columbia counties. This region is bound by the Upper and Middle Suwannee, Alapaha, and Withlacoochee rivers. The rivers flow lazily toward the Gulf of Mexico through a maze of cypress trees and towering pines that line the steep river banks and high bluffs.
Within the tracts owned and managed by the District, the region offers opportunities to bicycle, fish, hike, horseback ride, hunt, and view wildlife. The Upper Suwannee and Withlacoochee rivers provide a wilderness-like paddling experience. A favorite pastime in the summer is to spring hop; the Suwannee has over 70 named springs with many found in the Middle Suwannee.
District lands are numbered and circled in blue on the map above. Select one of these numbers or their corresponding links in the table below for a description and map of each tract.
IMPORTANT NOTICES:September 15, 2017 - The following District lands have reopened: Devil's Hammock, Steinhatchee Falls, Sunnyvale, Log Landing, Shingle Landing, Nature Coast, Mt. Gilead, Cabbage Grove, Scanlon, Cabbage Creek, Holton Creek, Mallory Swamp, Goose Pasture Campground, Little River, Jones Mill Creek and Gar Pond. All other District remain closed to public access until damage and safety assessments can be completed due to Hurricane Irma.August 17, 2017 - The boardwalk at Pot Springs on the Withlacoochee tract in Hamilton County is closed for renovations.