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Mt. Gilead, Lamont
Mt. Gilead, Lamont

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Biking Fishing Hiking Riding Hunting Wildlife Viewing
Note: Hunting is allowed in permitted areas only.
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Recreation

On these primitive tracts, visitors may enjoy biking, hiking, and horseback riding on administrative roads, in addition to fishing and hunting. Many of the river access points provide launches for canoes or small boats.

Mt. Gilead and Lamont are part of the Middle Aucilla Wildlife Management Area. For more information on hunting, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at:
Access

Mt. Gilead tract from Monticello:
Travel south on CR 257 to Lamont, cross US 19; travel 9 miles south crossing the Aucilla River, turn left on Rocky Ford Cemetery Road; travel 2 miles and the entrance is on the left.

Lamont tract from Monticello:
Travel south on CR 257 to Lamont, cross US 19; travel 3 miles to Lanier Grade, turn left and travel .75 miles, turn right on an unnamed road; travel .25 miles to the tract entrance.

Size
  • Mt. Gilead – 1,429 acres
  • Lamont – 873 acres

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

August 3, 2015 -The Steinhatchee Springs, Steinhatchee Rise and Steinhatchee Falls tracts, Steinhatchee Falls Park and the LA Bennett Grade (South Canal Road) Bridge over the Steinhatchee River is closed to vehicles due to flooding.  These tracts and facilities are located in Dixie, Lafayette and Taylor Counties. For more information call 386-362-1001 or email – recreation@srwmd.org.