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Steinhatchee Falls, Steinhatchee Rise
Steinhatchee Falls, Steinhatchee Rise
Photo Credit: John Moran

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Recreation

On these primitive tracts, visitors may enjoy biking, hiking, horseback riding, and wildlife viewing on administrative roads, in addition to fishing and hunting on the Steinhatchee Rise tract.

The Steinhatchee Rise tract is part of the Steinhatchee Springs WMA. For more information on hunting, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at:
The Steinhatchee Falls Park, located within the tract, features a small scenic waterfall. The Steinhatchee Trail is a 3-mile, multi-use trail that begins at the trail head on SR 51 and ends at the park.

Access

Steinhatchee Falls tract from Perry:
Travel south on US 19 to SR 51, turn right and the tract is on the left past the convenience store.

Steinhatchee Falls tract from Cross City:
Travel north on US 19, turn left on SR 51 and the tract begins on the left past the convenience store.

Entrance to Steinhatchee Falls Park from US 19 and SR 51:
Travel 1.75 miles south on SR 51 to Steinhatchee Falls Road, turn left and follow the road to the dead end, turn right and the road ends at the park.

Steinhatchee Rise tract from Perry:
Travel south on US 19, cross the Steinhatchee River Bridge; travel 1.75 miles to SW 700th Street, turn right and the tract is on the right.

Steinhatchee Rise tract from Cross City:
Travel north on US 19, turn left on SW 700th Street and the tract is on the right.

Size
  • Steinhatchee Falls – 1,766 acres
  • Steinhatchee Rise – 3,559 acres

IMPORTANT NOTICES:
September 16, 2016 –  Due to flooding and unsafe conditions created by Hurricane Hermine several roads inside tracts within Suwannee River Water Management District are closed.

Lafayette County
- McCall’s’ Chapel Grade in Mallory Swamp

For information contact Edwin McCook 386-647-3106 or recreation@srwmd.org.

June 23, 2016
- Signs are posted closing portions of the Mill Creek South tract  to the public due to timber harvesting operations.  The tract will be closed until further notice.  For information contact Bob Heeke 386-647-3166 or
recreation@srwmd.org.

January 21, 2016 - Road 55-4 in the Steinhatchee Springs tract located on the west side of SR 51 has been closed to vehicles due to extreme wet conditions.