Andrews - Things to Do

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Great scenery and abundant wildlife reward visitors to this Suwannee River gem. Enjoy small, high-quality hunts, excellent bank fishing and 10 miles of shady trails, perfect for hiking and bicycling.

 

Fishing

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Catch redbreast sunfish and Suwannee bass from your boat, from a dock or by bank fishing along 3 miles of shoreline. Fishing is best in April, May, and June. Carry appropriate licenses and permits.

Hiking and Bicycling

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Hikers and bicyclists may explore about 10 miles of well-maintained nature trails and unpaved roads. Highlights include great scenery and abundant wildlife. A boardwalk extends into a floodplain swamp.

Paddling

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Canoe or kayak the scenic Suwannee River after parking and hand-launching at the picnic area (a short portage may be necessary). Paddle to two nearby state parks or other scenic destinations.

Hunting

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Andrews has a good population of deer and turkey and features 2- to 3-day high-quality hunts, and supervised youth and family hunts. Check the hunt regulations and calendar before you visit.

Wildlife Viewing

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The mature hardwood forest at this Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail site attracts diverse wildlife, from deer and turkey to woodpeckers and wood ducks. Visit the Wildlife page for more details.



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Wild Turkey - This wild ancestor of the domestic turkey is a highly heralded game bird known for its thundering gobbling call and spectacular eyesight.

 



FWC Facts:
American kestrels nest in cavities that they do not excavate. Instead, they depend on woodpeckers and natural processes to create holes in trees.

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