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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


Biking  Fishing  Hiking  Wildlife Viewing


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May 22, 2015: The Devil's Hammock tract in Levy County will be closed until further notice due to an active wildfire in the area. For the safety of recreational users, public access will be closed.