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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:
November 1, 2017 - White Springs tract will be closed week days until further notice for land management operations.  It is open on Saturday and Sunday for recreation opportunities. 

October 26, 2017 - Goose Pasture Campground will be closed to camping during the general gun hunting season  November 4, 2017 - January 22, 2018.  The park will be open for day use. 


August 17, 2017 - The boardwalk at Pot Springs on the Withlacoochee tract in Hamilton County is closed for renovations.