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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:

June 26, 2015 -The Little Shoals tract at White Springs located on the east side of the Suwannee River in Columbia County is closed Monday – Friday to the public through the end of August due to timber harvesting. This includes the Little Shoals trailhead for the Florida National Scenic Trail. The Beast of Burden bike trail is closed due to the timber harvesting operations across it. For more information call 386-362-1001 or email – recreation@srwmd.org.