Special Use Vehicle Summary 2015-2016

Wildlife Management Areas and Wildlife and Environmental Areas

Northwest Region

For information on additional areas, call 850-265-3676 or go to
 SUV Permits - Summary of WMAs and Maps

Revised June, 2015 (next update June 2016)

 

Apalachee WMA

SUV permit needed for firelines and ungated roads. Driving through fields, or off of established firelines or roads is prohibited. 

 

Apalachicola WMA

SUV permit is not valid on this area per U.S. Forest Service Policy. 

 

Apalachicola WMA – Bradwell Unit

SUV permit is not valid on this area per U.S. Forest Service Policy. 

 

Apalachicola River WEA

SUV permit needed to operate vehicles on service roads and firelines that are not cabled or otherwise mechanically/physically closed to vehicular traffic.  SUV permit not valid for Tate’s Hell State Forest portion of this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Aucilla WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Beaverdam Creek WMA

SUV permit not valid on this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Blackwater WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Blackwater WMA – Carr Unit

Hunting allowed only by persons possessing a special-opportunity Blackwater released quail permit (no exceptions).  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

 

Blackwater WMA – Hutton Unit

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Box-R WMA

Permit holder should display permit to check station operator upon entry into the WMA when check station is manned.  Use of vehicles is prohibited on archeological sites, bald eagle nesting areas, newly planted pine plantations, wildlife food plots and areas posted as closed for wildlife surveys.  Roads closed by gates or cables are closed to vehicles. 

 

Chipola River WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Choctawhatchee River WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Econfina Creek WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available. 

 

Eglin AFB WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Escambia River WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Escribano Point WMA

SUV permit needed to operate vehicles on service roads and firelines that are not cabled or otherwise mechanically/physically closed to vehicular traffic.

 

Flint Rock WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.  Recreational Use permit required (no exceptions).

 

Joe Budd WMA

Permit holder should display permit to check station operator upon entry into the WMA when check station is manned.  Use of licensed vehicles is prohibited on archeological sites, bald eagle nesting areas, newly planted pine plantations, wildlife food plots and areas posted as closed for wildlife surveys.  Roads closed by gates or cables are closed to vehicles. 

 

Juniper Creek

SUV permit is not valid on this area per U.S. Forest Service Policy. 

 

L. Kirk Edwards WEA

Permit holders will need to contact the FWC NW Regional Office at 850-265-3676 (8 am – 5 pm ET, Monday through Friday) for combination to perimeter gates.  Licensed vehicles allowed on all closed roads except those closed by cable or physical barriers.  Driving on firelines, trails or cross-country (off-road) is prohibited.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed. 

 

Lafayette Creek WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available. 

 

Ochlockonee River WMA

Use of licensed vehicles is prohibited on archeological sites, bald eagle nesting areas, newly planted pine plantations, wildlife food plots and areas posted as closed for wildlife surveys.  Roads closed by gates or cables are closed to vehicles.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.  

 

Perdido River WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Pine Log WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Point Washington WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Talquin WMA

Use of licensed vehicles is prohibited on archeological sites, bald eagle nesting areas, newly planted pine plantations, wildlife food plots and areas posted as closed for wildlife surveys.  Roads closed by gates or cables are closed to vehicles.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed. 

 

Tate’s Hell WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

Tate's Hell WMA – Womack Creek Unit

SUV permit not valid on this area, ample open roads are available.

 

Tyndall AFB WMA

SUV permit not valid on this area.

 

Wakulla WMA

SUV permit applies to licensed vehicles only.  Use of licensed vehicles is limited to designated roads (see map).  Permit holders are required to contact the Wakulla Forestry Site one week prior to selected hunts at 850-421-3101 or 850-421-3103 (8 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday) for access information to perimeter gates.  Use of licensed vehicles is prohibited on archeological sites, bald eagle nesting areas, newly planted pine plantations, wildlife food plots and areas posted as closed for wildlife surveys.  Permit valid only during periods when hunting with archery and gun equipment is allowed.

 

Yellow River WMA

SUV permit not valid for this WMA, ample open roads available.

 

 



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