Alternative Mobility Permit Summary 2014-2015

Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and Public Small Game Hunting Areas (SGAs)

For information on additional areas, call 352-732-1225 or go to AMP Summaries and Maps of WMAs.

Revised June 1, 2014

 

Baird Unit of Richloam WMA

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

 

Buck Lake WMA

  1. A photocopy of the AMP permit shall be displayed on the dash of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.  
  2. Permittee must utilize existing firelines and trails unless tracking and / or retrieving wounded game. 
  3. ATVs are not permitted in or around active timber harvesting operations.  
  4. Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.
  5. For those qualified as AMP, contact St. Johns River Water Management District for a Special Use Authorization to access the area after the hunting season: (386) 329-4404.

 

Bull Creek WMA

Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed and one day prior to each season.  

 

Caravelle Ranch WMA

Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

 

Charles H. Bronson WMA

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  2. A copy of the AMP permit 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 permit on the dash are allowed in campground areas.
  5. Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Dexter / Mary Farms Unit of Lake George WMA           

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  2. A copy of the AMP permit 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 permit on the dash are allowed in campground areas.
  5. No ATV use in active timber harvest areas.
  6. No ATV use in active prescribed burn units.
  7. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed and one day prior to each hunt.

 

Dunns Creek WMA

  1. A photocopy of the AMP permit shall be displayed on the dash of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  2. Permittee must utilize existing firelines and trails unless tracking and / or retrieving wounded game. 
  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.
  5. For those qualified as AMP, contact SJRWMD for a Special-Use Authorization to access the area after the hunting season: (386) 329-4404.

Emeralda Marsh SGA

  1. Permit is valid for upland/levee travel only.  
  2. A photocopy of the AMP permit shall be displayed on the dash of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.  
  3. ATVs are not permitted in or around active timber harvesting operations.
  4. Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.
  5. For those qualified as AMP, contact SJRWMD for a Special-Use Authorization to access the Area after the hunting season: (386) 329-4404.

 

Etoniah Creek WMA                      

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  2. A copy of the AMP permit 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 permit on the dash are permitted in campground areas.
  5. ATVs are prohibited on the designated fireline off of South Cablegate Road, the Florida Trail, and other designated hiking trails (map included with permit).
  6. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed and one week prior to the start of each season to allow for scouting.

 

Fellsmere Area 1 SGA

AMP permit is not valid on this area.

 

Fort Drum WMA

  1. A photocopy of the AMP permit shall be displayed on the dash of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.  
  2. Permittee must utilize existing firelines and trails unless tracking and / or retrieving wounded game.
  3. ATVs are not permitted in or around active timber harvesting operations.
  4. Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed  
  5. For those qualified as AMP, contact SJRWMD for a Special-Use Authorization to access the area after periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed: (386) 329-4404.

 

Gores Landing Unit of Ocklawaha River WMA

No additional stipulations.

 

Guana River WMA                         

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  2. A copy of the AMP permit shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  3. Permittee must use existing firelanes and trails.
  4. Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

 

Half Moon WMA

Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

 

Jumper Creek WMA

  1. 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 the permittee at all times.
  2. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  3. A copy of the AMP permit shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  4. Permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.
  5. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.  ATVs transported by a vehicle displaying an AMP permit on the dash are permitted in campground areas.
  6. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed any one day prior to each season.

 

Kissimmee Chain of Lakes Area

No additional stipulations.

 

Lake George WMA

  1. A photocopy of the AMP permit 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. ATVs are permitted on named and numbered roads for access from perimeter parking areas.
  5. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed and one day prior to each hunt.

 

Lake Monroe WMA                        

AMP permit is not valid on this area.

 

Lake Panasoffkee WMA                 

  1. A fluorescent orange flag shall be attached to the ATV on an eight-foot mast.
  2. ATV must have operable headlights, brake lights and taillights 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 permit 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-county 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 permit on the dash are allowed in campground areas when campground equipment is allowed.
  8. Permits will only be valid during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed on the WMA and one day prior to each hunt from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., except prior to small game hunts.

 

Lake Tracy Unit of Seminole Forest WMA          

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  2. A copy of the AMP permit 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. Permit valid only when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed and one day before each hunt.

 

Little Big Econ WMA

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  2. A copy of the AMP permit 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 permit on the dash are permitted in campground areas.
  5. Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

 

Marshall Swamp WMA                              

AMP permit is not valid on this area.

 

Matanzas WMA                               

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  2. A copy of the AMP permit 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 permit on the dash are allowed in campground areas.
  5. No ATV use in active timber harvest areas.
  6. No ATV use in active prescribed burn units.
  7. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed and one day prior to each season.

 

Ocala WMA

AMP permit is not valid on this area per U.S. Forest Service policy.

 

Ocklawaha Prairie SGA

AMP permit is not valid on this area.

 

Orange Creek SGA

  1. Permit is valid for upland / levee travel only.
  2. A photocopy of the AMP shall be displayed on the dash of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  3. ATVs are not allowed in or around active timber harvesting operations.
  4. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.
  5. For those qualified as AMP, contact SJRWMD for a Special-Use Authorization to access the area after the hunting season: (386) 329-4404.

Prairie Lakes Unit of Three Lakes WMA

ATVs are prohibited in areas denoted as “Closed to Vehicles” on the brochure map. Vehicles may be operated on all roads except those that are designated as closed by gate or cable.

 

Richloam WMA                                           

  1. 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 the permittee at all times.
  2. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  3. A copy of the AMP permit shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  4. Permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.
  5. ATV use is prohibited in campground areas.  ATVs transported by a vehicle displaying an AMP permit on the dash are permitted in campground areas.
  6. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed and one day prior to each season.

 

Rima Ridge Unit of Tiger Bay WMA                    

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  2. A copy of the AMP permit 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 permit on the dash are allowed in campground areas.
  5. ATV use is prohibited in active timber harvest areas.
  6. ATV use is prohibited in active prescribed burn units.
  7. Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

 

Rock Springs Run WMA

  1. ATVs may be operated only on named or numbered roads, firelines and service roads.
  2. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  3. A copy of the AMP permit shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  4. Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Ross Prairie WMA

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  2. A copy of the AMP permit 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. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

Salt Lake WMA

Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

 

Seminole Forest WMA

    1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
    2. A copy of the AMP permit 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. Permit valid only during periods when hunting equipment is allowed on the area.  A State Forest Special Use Permit is required from the Florida Forest Service (352-360-6675) for vehicle access on days when hunting is not allowed.

 

Seminole Ranch WMA                    

  1. A copy of the AMP permit shall be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  2. Permittee must use existing firelines and trails unless tracking and / or retrieving wounded game.
  3. ATVs are not allowed in or around active timber harvesting operations.
  4. Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for scouting and when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed. For those qualified as AMP, contact FWC for a Special-Use Authorization to access the area after the hunting season: (407) 568-5893.

 

Three Lakes WMA                          

ATVs are prohibited in areas denoted as “Closed to Vehicles” on the brochure map. Vehicles may be operated on all roads except those that are designated as closed by gate or cable.

 

Tiger Bay WMA                              

  1. ATVs are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.”
  2. A copy of the AMP permit 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 ATVs transported by a vehicle displaying an AMP permit on the dash are allowed in campground areas.
  5. ATV use is prohibited in active timber harvest areas.
  6. ATV use is prohibited in active prescribed burn units.
  7. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed and one day prior to each season.

 Tosohatchee WMA                          

  1. Service roads are gated and locked; contact the FWC area biologist at 407-568-5893 at least one week in advance to coordinate opening of needed service roads. 
  2. The AMP permit is valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.  
  3. All-terrain vehicles are prohibited in areas posted as “Closed to Hunting.” 
  4. The permittee should use established pathways to the maximum extent possible.

 

Triple N Ranch WMA

Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.  All-terrain vehicles are prohibited in areas denoted as “Closed to Public Access.”  Vehicles may be operated on all roads except those that are designated as “closed” by gate or cable.

 

Upper St. Johns River Marsh WMA

  1. Permit valid only in the Moccasin Island walk-in area and only within the area denoted on the Upper St. Johns AMP map as “Alternative Mobility Permit Area.”
  2. Permit is valid for upland/levee travel only.
  3. A photocopy of the AMP permit shall be displayed on the dash of the vehicle used to transport the ATV.
  4. Permittee must use existing firelines and trails unless tracking and / or retrieving wounded game.
  5. ATVs are not allowed in or around active timber harvesting operations.
  6. Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.
  7. For those qualified as AMP, contact SJRWMD for a Special-Use Authorization to access the area after the hunting season: (386) 329-4410.


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