Caravelle Ranch Wildlife Management Area


Tucked between the Ocklawaha and St. Johns rivers, this area’s well-managed pine flatwoods and river swamps appeal to a variety of recreationists.



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Things to do

Enjoy hunting and fishing, an extensive trail system and excellent wildlife viewing. read more »


Find a variety of resident and migratory wildlife at this Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail site. read more »

Habitat and Management

Pine uplands and wetlands associated with the rivers are actively managed for wildlife and recreation. read more »


The adjacent rivers and fertile uplands have attracted humans for over five thousand years. read more »

Planning Your Visit

Bordered by the St. Johns and Oklawaha rivers, 11 miles south of Palatka. read more »


FWC Facts:
Florida's official state butterfly, the zebra longwing (Heliconius charitonius) lives in hammocks, swamps & forests, sleeps in groups and returns to the same roost nightly.

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