Great Florida Birding Trail

Wood Thrush

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.

  1. Multiple SRWMD lands to close due to Hurricane Ian impacts

    District lands closing at noon on Wednesday, September 28, include all of those in Alachua, Bradford, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy, Union, and coastal Jefferson and Taylor counties. Read On...
  2. Multiple SRWMD lands to close due to Hurricane Ian impacts

    District lands closing at noon on Wednesday, September 28, include all of those in Alachua, Bradford, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy, Union, and coastal Jefferson and Taylor counties. Read On...
  3. Woods Ferry Tract (Suwannee) Closure

    The Woods Ferry Tract in Suwannee County will be closed to the public Monday through Friday due to timber harvesting operations. Read On...