Flint Rock Wildlife Management Area

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Managed in cooperation with
The Nature Conservancy and Sam M. Shine Foundation

Flint Rock WMA consists of 17,033 acres in Wakulla and Jefferson counties. The area is bounded on the north by Highway 98 and on the south by the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. At times, Flint Rock, which is comprised of a mosaic of mature forests, recently logged areas, and newly planted pine areas, may be quite wet. Access to this area is only permitted during hunting seasons and requires a recreational use permit. Camping is prohibited.

Rules Regarding Dogs

  • For purposes other than hunting, dogs are allowed, but must be kept under physical restraint at all times. Dogs are prohibited in areas posted as "Closed to Public Access" by FWC administrative action. No person shall allow any dog to pursue or molest any wildlife during any period in which the taking of wildlife by the use of dogs is prohibited.
  • Hunting dogs may be taken onto the WMA after 8 a.m. the day before the opening of a season and shall be removed by 6 p.m. one day after the end of the season. Hunting with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited, except that any dog may be used to hunt wild hog during the small game season. Dogs are prohibited in areas posted as "Closed to Public Access" by FWC administrative action. No person shall allow any dog to pursue or molest any wildlife during any period in which the taking of wildlife by the use of dogs is prohibited. Dogs on leashes may be used for trailing wounded game.

 


View FWC's Regulations Summary for Flint Rock for an area map, hunting seasons, permits, fees, and area regulations.



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