Managed in cooperation with
Florida Forest Service

 

photo of hunter and dog
Russell Johnson

The Carr Unit is a small (almost 600 acres) section of the Blackwater State Forest in Santa Rosa County, four miles northwest of Holt and Highway 90. The major recreational activity on this area is a special opportunity released quail hunt.

The Blackwater Fisheries Research and Development Center is located on the Carr Unit. The facility, part of the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail, is a popular spot for viewing wading birds. Camping is prohibited on the area.

 



FWC Facts:
Spring and summer are the best times to listen for the elusive 5-inch Bachman's sparrow. Their song begins with a loud, clear whistle followed by an extended trill.

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