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Ward Island, Mandalay
Ward Island, Mandalay

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Recreation

On these primitive tracts, visitors may enjoy fishing, as well as biking, hiking, and wildlife viewing on administrative roads.

The Mandalay tract also offers hunting. For information, contact:
Access

Ward Island tract:
Access is by river ony.

Mandalay tract from Perry:
Travel 23 miles west on US 98 to Mandalay Road, turn left; travel 1.5 miles and the tract is on the left.

Size
  • Ward Island – 104 acres
  • Mandalay – 551 acres

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

November 7, 2016 - CAUTION: Due to extreme drought conditions please use caution during all outdoor activities.  Sparks from vehicles, cigarettes, equipment and vehicle exhaust systems parked on grass can start a wildfire.  REPORT ALL FIRES TO 9-1-1.

November 1, 2016 –  Goose Pasture Campground and Goose Pasture Group Camp will close on November 5, 2016 during hunting season.  They will reopen on January 23, 2017.  For information contact Edwin McCook 386-647-3106 or recreation@srwmd.org.

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.