Alternative Mobility Permit Summary 2013-2014

Area Specific Stipulations for
Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), Wildlife and Environmental Areas (WEAs), and Public Small Game Hunting Areas (PSGHAs)

For information on additional areas, call (386) 758-0525 or go to
AMP Summaries and Maps of WMAs.

Revised June 2013

Alligator Lake PSGHA
AMP permit is not valid on this area. 

Andrews WMA
No additional stipulations.  Permit valid all year.

Bayard WMA

  1. A photocopy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dash of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  2. Permittee must utilize existing dim roads, trails, or firelanes to the maximum extent possible, prior to cross-country travel.
  3. ATVs are not permitted in or around active timber harvesting operations.
  4. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Bell Ridge WEA
AMP permit is not valid on this area.

Belmore WMA

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as closed to hunting.
  2. A copy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  3. Permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.
  4. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.
  5. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Big Bend WMA
Hickory Mound Unit
No additional stipulations.  Permit valid all year.

Big Bend WMA
Jena Unit
No additional stipulations.  Permit valid all year.

Big Bend WMA
Snipe Island Unit
No additional stipulations.  Permit valid all year.

Big Bend WMA
Spring Creek Unit
No additional stipulations.  Permit valid all year.

Big Bend WMA
Tide Swamp Unit
No additional stipulations.  Permit valid all year.

Big Shoals WMA

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as closed to hunting.
  2. A copy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  3. Permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.
  4. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.  ATVs transported by a vehicle displaying an AMP on the dash are permitted in campground areas.
  5. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Camp Blanding WMA
AMP valid only in the still hunt area, AMP permittees must stay more than 200 feet away from red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW) cavity trees.  Maps of the RCW clusters will be distributed to AMP permittees at the check station. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Cary WMA

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as closed to hunting.
  2. A copy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  3. Permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.
  4. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas but they can be stored in or on a vehicle displaying an AMP permit.
  5. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Cedar Key Scrub WMA
AMP permit is not valid on this area.

Citrus WMA

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as closed to hunting.
  2. A copy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  3. Permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.
  4. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.  ATVs transported by a vehicle displaying an AMP on the dash are permitted in campground areas.
  5. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.
  6. User must obtain a State Forest Special Use Permit at the Withlacoochee Forestry Center Recreation Office (352-754-6896) after obtaining the FWC AMP permit.  Both permits must be kept on their person at all times.

Cypress Creek WMA
User must obtain a Special Use Authorization from the Suwannee River Water Management District  (386-362-1001 or recreation@srwmd.org) after obtaining the FWC AMP permit.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Devil’s Hammock WMA
AMP not valid on this area.

Flying Eagle WMA

  1. A florescent orange flag shall be attached to the ATV on an 8-foot mast.
  2. ATV must have operable headlight, brake light and taillight if used during dawn and dusk hours.
  3. Permittee shall specify upon entry through the check station what area(s) of the WMA the permittee intends to access with the ATV.
  4. A copy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  5. ATVs shall only be operated on existing roads and firelanes, which are not currently named or numbered on the WMA hunt brochure map.  Cross-country travel is prohibited.
  6. ATVs are prohibited in wetlands, streams, rivers, areas posted as closed to hunting, restoration areas or other areas restricted for land management activities.  ATVs shall not be operated within nor parked on any road, trail or firelane adjacent to an active prescribed burn unit.  Restricted areas will be posted at the check station.
  7. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.  ATVs transported by a vehicle displaying an AMP on the dash are permitted in campground areas when campground equipment is permitted.
  8. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed and scouting days.

Fort White WEA
AMP permit is not valid on this area.

Four Creeks WMA

  1. A copy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  2. ATVs are not allowed in or around active timber harvesting operations.    
  3. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as closed to hunting.
  4. Permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.
  5. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.
  6. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Goethe WMA
AMP permit is not valid on this area.

Grove Park WMA
A Recreational Use Permit is required. ATVs are prohibited in and around active timber harvesting operations.  Please Note: The assistant allowed in this permit must be the non-hunting spouse of the permit holder, a dependent child of the permit holder who is under 16 years of age or another RUP holder for this WMA.

Gulf Hammock WMA
A Recreational Use Permit is required. ATVs are prohibited in and around active timber harvesting operations. Please Note: The assistant allowed in this permit must be the non-hunting spouse of the permit holder, a dependent child of the permit holder who is under 16 years of age or another RUP holder for this WMA. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Hatchet Creek WMA

  1. A photocopy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dash of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  2. Permittee must utilize existing dim roads, trails, or firelanes to the maximum extent possible, prior to cross-country travel.
  3. ATVs are not permitted in or around active timber harvesting operations.
  4. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Holton Creek WMA
AMP permit is not valid on this area.  However, ATVs are allowed by mobility-impaired hunters during all hunts.

Homosassa WMA

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as closed to hunting.
  2. A copy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  3. Permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.
  4. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.  ATVs transported by a vehicle displaying an AMP on the dash are permitted in campground areas.
  5. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.
  6. User must obtain a State Forest Special Use Permit at the Withlacoochee Forestry Center Recreation Office (352-754-6896) after obtaining the FWC AMP permit.  Both permits must be kept on their person at all times.

Jennings Forest WMA

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as closed to hunting.
  2. A copy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  3. Permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.
  4. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.
  5. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Lafayette Forest WEA
AMP permit is not valid on this area.

Little River WMA
User must obtain a Special Use Authorization from the Suwannee River Water Management District (386-362-1001 or recreation@srwmd.org) after obtaining the FWC AMP permit.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Lochloosa WMA

  1. A photocopy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dash of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  2. Permittee must utilize existing dim roads, trails, or firelanes to the maximum extent possible prior to cross-country travel.
  3. ATVs are not permitted in or around active timber harvesting operations.
  4. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Log Landing WMA
User must obtain a Special Use Authorization from the Suwannee River Water Management District (386-362-1001 or recreation@srwmd.org) after obtaining the FWC AMP permit.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Lower Econfina River WMA
User must obtain a Special Use Authorization from the Suwannee River Water Management District (386-362-1001 or recreation@srwmd.org) after obtaining the FWC AMP permit.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Mallory Swamp WMA
AMP permit is not valid on this area. 

Middle Aucilla WMA
User must obtain a Special Use Authorization from the Suwannee River Water Management District (386-362-1001 or recreation@srwmd.org) after obtaining the FWC AMP permit.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Nassau WMA
A Recreational Use Permit is required. Please Note: The assistant allowed in this permit must be the non-hunting spouse of the permit holder, a dependent child of the permit holder who is under 16 years of age or another RUP holder for this WMA. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Osceola WMA
AMP permit is not valid on this area.

PotashCorp – White Springs WMA
AMP permit is not valid on this area.

Potts WMA

  1. A florescent orange flag shall be attached to the ATV on an 8-foot mast.
  2. ATV must have operable headlight, brake light and taillight if used during dawn and dusk hours.
  3. Permittee shall specify upon entry through the check station what area(s) of the WMA the permittee intends to access with the ATV.
  4. A copy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  5. ATVs shall only be operated on existing roads and firelanes, which are not currently named or numbered on the WMA hunt brochure map.  Cross-country travel is prohibited.
  6. ATVs are prohibited in wetlands, streams, rivers, areas posted as closed to hunting, restoration areas or other areas restricted for land management activities.  ATVs shall not be operated within nor parked on any road, trail or firelane adjacent to an active prescribed burn unit.  Restricted areas will be posted at the check station.
  7. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.  ATVs transported by a vehicle displaying an AMP on the dash are permitted in campground areas when campground equipment is permitted.
  8. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed and scouting days.

 

Raiford WMA
AMP permit is not valid on this area.

Ralph E. Simmons Memorial WMA

  1. A photocopy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dash of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  2. ATVs are not permitted in or around active timber harvesting operations.
  3. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as closed to hunting.
  4. Permittee must utilize existing dim roads, trails, or firelanes to the maximum extent possible, prior to cross-county travel.
  5. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.  ATVs transported by a vehicle displaying an AMP on the dash are permitted in campground areas.
  6. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Santa Fe Swamp WEA
User must obtain a Special Use Authorization from the Suwannee River Water Management District (386-362-1001 or recreation@srwmd.org) after obtaining the FWC AMP permit.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Steinhatchee Springs WMA
User must obtain a Special Use Authorization from the Suwannee River Water Management District (386-362-1001 or recreation@srwmd.org) after obtaining the FWC AMP permit.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Suwannee Ridge WEA
AMP permit is not valid on this area.  However, ATVs are allowed by mobility-impaired hunters during all hunts.

Thomas Creek WMA
Kings Road Unit

  1. A photocopy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dash of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  2. ATVs are not permitted in or around active timber harvesting operations.
  3. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as closed to hunting.
  4. Permittee must utilize existing dim roads, trails, or firelanes to the maximum extent possible, prior to cross-county travel.
  5. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Troy Springs WMA
User must obtain a Special Use Authorization from the Suwannee River Water Management District (386-362-1001 or recreation@srwmd.org) after obtaining the FWC AMP permit.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Twin Rivers WMA

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as closed to hunting.
  2. A copy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  3. Permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.
  4. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.  ATVs transported by a vehicle displaying an AMP on the dash are permitted in campground areas.
  5. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Twin Rivers WMA
Blue Springs Unit

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as closed to hunting.
  2. A copy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  3. Permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.
  4. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.  ATVs transported by a vehicle displaying an AMP on the dash are permitted in campground areas.

Watermelon Pond WEA
AMP permit is not valid on this area.



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