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Holton Creek, Trillium Slopes

Size

  • Holton Creek – 2,536 acres
  • Trillium Slopes – 60 acres

 

Location and Access

The Holton Creek tract is located in southwestern Hamilton County and the Trillium Slopes tract in northern Suwannee County.

 

Access to the Holton Creek tract from Jasper:
Travel south on CR 249; the paved road becomes a county graded road (SW 67th Drive or Adams Grade); travel approximately 5 miles to SW 64th Terrace, turn left into Holton Creek.

 

Access from Live Oak:
Travel north on CR 249 crossing the Suwannee River and the road becomes CR 751; travel .25 miles, turn right on CR 249 (Adams Grade); travel one mile, turn right on SW 64th Terrace into Holton Creek.

 

Access to the Trillium Slopes tract is by river.

 

Description

Trillium Slopes has slash pine plantations, bottom land forest, and sandhill. Holton Creek natural communities are sandhill, upland mixed forest, bottom land forest, floodplain swamp, floodplain forest, and bluff.

 

Wildlife species include gopher tortoise, Suwannee cooter, little blue heron, great egret, Cooper's Hawk, peregrine falcon, deer, turkey, and squirrel.

 

Recreational Activities

Holton Creek provides hiking, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, and biking.

 

Holton Creek hunting is for persons that are mobility-impaired. For more information on hunting, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at:

 

The Holton Creek River Camp is the second river camp between White Springs and Branford and provides 5 screened shelters, a picnic pavilion, restrooms with hot showers, and a tent-camping area. For more information on the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail, call:

 

Map

Download a PDF version of the:

 

 

Holton Creek, Trillium Slopes Map

 

 Biking  Hiking  Riding  Hunting  Wildlife Viewing

Note: Hunting is allowed in permitted areas only.

 

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IMPORTANT NOTICES:

December 18, 2014 - The District will be burning at Woods Ferry tract today near Live Oak in Suwannee County. For the safety of recreatioal users access may be restricted. Contact Scott Gregor, Natural Resource Specialist at 386.362.8310 for additional information.

Prescribed Burn at Mallory Swamp

Weather permitting, the District will be conducting prescribed burns in the Mallory Swamp Wildlife Management Area from 12/8 -1/31. For the safety of recreational users, public access is restricted. Contact Scott Gregor, Natural Resource Specialist, at 386.362.8310 for additional information.