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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.

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:

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.

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

October 8, 2016 –  All District lands in the following counties are open:  Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, and Levy.  It includes Santa Fe Swamp WEA, Devil's Hammock WMA.  The trails at  Bell Springs, Gar Pond and Little Shoals tract.  For information contact Edwin McCook 386-647-3106 or

June 23, 2016
- Signs are posted closing portions of the Mill Creek South tract  to the public due to timber harvesting operations.  The tract will be closed until further notice.  For information contact Bob Heeke 386-647-3166 or

January 21, 2016 - Road 55-4 in the Steinhatchee Springs tract located on the west side of SR 51 has been closed to vehicles due to extreme wet conditions.