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Cuba Bay


  • 1,988 acres


Location and Access

The Cuba Bay tract is located in Madison and Jefferson counties north of US 19 on the Aucilla River. The Aucilla River is a small, narrow river that meanders through the tract with two access points on the east side.


Access to the Cuba Bay tract from Madison:
Travel west to Greenville, turn left on SR 221; travel to CR 150, turn left; travel 5 miles to Old Federal Highway, turn right; travel south 1.25 miles and the tract is on the right.



The communities found on the Cuba Bay tract are floodplain forest, wetland flat wood, bottom land forest, pine plantation, basin swamp, and mesic flat wood.


Wildlife species include gopher tortoise, Florida black bear, wild hog, deer, turkey, and squirrel.


Recreational Activities

The Cuba Bay tract is a primitive recreation site. Allowable uses are wildlife viewing, fishing, bicycling, hiking, and horseback riding on administrative roads.


Download a PDF version of the:

 Cuba Bay Map


Biking  Fishing  Hiking  Riding  Wildlife Viewing


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May 28, 2015 - The District will be conducting a prescribed fire on the Santa Fe River Ranch tract in Alachua County. For the safety of recreational users, public access to burn areas will be closed during burning operations. Contact Scott Gregor, Natural Resource Specialist at 386.362.8130 for additional information.