Box-R Wildlife Management Area


Rivers, creeks and uplands adjacent to the Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area invite a range of outdoor pursuits.



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Things to do

Visitors find productive hunting and fishing opportunities, as well as paddling and trail exploration by foot, horse or bicycle. read more »


Box-R is home to a wide variety of resident and migratory wildlife. read more »

Habitat and Management

Diverse habitats, managed and restored for wildlife and recreation, contribute to a healthy Apalachicola Bay. read more »


Once a private hunting retreat, Box-R continues to attract hunters and other recreationists. read more »

Planning Your Visit

Box-R is located along the Apalachicola and Jackson rivers, 5.5 miles west of downtown Apalachicola. read more »


FWC Facts:
The world's whooping crane population has gradually increased from a low of 22 birds in 1941 to 503 birds in 2009.

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