A Daily-Use Permit is not required. Hunters must possess a hunting license and a management area permit. A migratory bird permit is required for only those hunting migratory birds. The state waterfowl permit and federal duck stamp are required only when hunting waterfowl. In addition to a management permit and hunting license, quota hunt permits are also required for specific hunts including the archery hunts, archery/muzzleloading gun hunts, family hunts and spring turkey hunts.
Open to public access year-round. Public access other than by foot, bicycle, horse or boat is prohibited.
Hunting Regulations, Map and Hunt Calendar
Vehicle use regulations
- Motor vehicles may be operated only in designated parking areas and at the boat launch.
- Parked vehicles may not obstruct roads, gates or firelanes.
- The use of swamp buggies, tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles or unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles 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 WEA 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 deer or wild hog with dogs is prohibited. Hunting with dogs, other than bird dogs and waterfowl retrievers, is prohibited. 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.
Located in eastern Leon County.
Additional wildlife viewing sites in the vicinity are Apalachicola National Forest, Aucilla Wildlife Management Area, J.R. Alford Greenway, Joe Budd Wildlife Management Area, Lafayette Heritage Trail Park, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, St. Marks River State Park, Wakulla Springs State Park.
Downtown Tallahassee (7 miles)