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Sneads Lake


  • 150 acres


Location and Access

The Sneads Lake tract is located in northeastern Jefferson County and is the headwaters for the Aucilla River.


Access to the Sneads Lake tract from Monticello:
Travel northeast on CR 146 to Sneads Landing Road, turn right; travel to the end of road and the tract is on the right.



Sneads Lake consists of floodplain forest/swamp, bottom land forest, and loblolly pine plantation. Floodplain forest/swamp is the most prominent community.


Wildlife species include deer, turkey, and squirrel.


Recreational Activities

The Sneads Lake tract is a primitive recreation site. Allowable uses are wildlife viewing, fishing, bicycling, and hiking on administrative roads. The boat ramp provides access to Sneads Lake.


For waterfowl hunting information, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Northwest Region) at:



Download a PDF version of the:



Sneads Lake Map


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January 28, 2015 - The District will be conducting a prescribed fire today on the Mattair Springs tract in northern Suwannee County. For the safety of recreational users access may be restricted. Contact Scott Gregor, Natural Resource Specialist at 386.362.8130 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 2/2 -3/31. For the safety of recreational users, public access is restricted. Contact Scott Gregor, Natural Resource Specialist, at 386.362.8130 for additional information.