Jones/Hungryland - Planning Your Visit

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Helpful Information

The best time to hike or bike the trails is later in the dry season (March through May). At other times, portions of the trails are likely to be flooded. Summer and fall are good times to enjoy the rare Catesby lily and other wildflowers blooming in the wet prairies and flatwoods. Birding is good most seasons, but more concentrated as the wet prairies and ponds begin to dry out.

Hungryland Hunt Calendar - Year-at-a-Glance Adobe PDF
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  • Dogs are permitted but must be kept under physical restraint at all time. Regulations regarding hunting dogs can be found in the regulations summary.
  • Restrooms are available at this location.
  • No daily-use permit is required. To hunt or fish you must possess the appropriate license and permit

 

Seasons Summary Dates (range July 2015 through June 2016)
Archery September 12-15, 19-22, 26-29 and October 3-6
Muzzleloading Gun October 17-19
General Gun October 31 through November 2, November 7-9 and 14-16
Small Game November 21 and December 20
Spring Turkey March 19 through April 3 (Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays only) (Legal shooting hours are 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1 p.m.)


(Calendar does not reflect migratory game bird hunting seasons.)



FWC Facts:
The number of Florida residents who participate in wildlife viewing around their homes (3.3 million) would rank them as the 22nd largest state in the nation.

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