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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:
Prescribed Fire Notices:

Prescribed fire Operations will be conducted on the following tract(s) on 2/19/2018:

1) The Woods Ferry tract in Columbia County. Prescribed fire activities will be conducted in the central part of the tract north of the main public road.

2) The Natural Well Branch tract in Taylor County. Prescribed fire activities will be conducted north of the river, in the central part of the tract.

3) The Middle Aucilla WMA - Mount Gilead tract in Taylor County. Prescribed fire activities will be conducted on the northern end of the tract on both sides of the main public road.


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.