The Lindsey tract is located in western Gilchrist County and joins Hart Springs on its southern boundary; its northern boundary is SW 25th Place. CR 344 forms the northern boundary of Hart Springs Estates and SW 87th Terrace the western boundary.
Access to the Lindsey tract from Bell:
Travel south on US 129, turn right on SW 30th Place; travel west 4 miles, turn right on SW 70th Avenue; travel north .5 miles, turn left on SW 25th Place; travel 1.25 miles and the entrance to the tract is on the left.
Floodplain swamp and bottom land forest are evenly dispersed through the Lindsey tract, while there are a few areas of upland mixed forest and sandhill.
Hart Springs Estates natural communities are floodplain forest, bottom land forest, and xeric hammock.
Wildlife species include the limpkin, little blue heron, swallow-tailed kite, Suwannee cooter, white ibis, gopher tortoise, deer, turkey, and squirrel.
Plant species to look for are atamasco lily, cardinal flower, coontie, greenfly orchid, and angel pod. The tract has a population of cedar elm.
The Lindsey and Hart Springs Estates tracts are primitive recreation sites.
Hunting is allowed on the Lindsey tract, which are part of the Log Landing WMA.
For more information on hunting, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at:
Allowable uses are wildlife viewing, bicycling, hiking, and horseback riding on administrative roads.
Lindsey, Hart Springs Estates Map (pdf, 306KB)
Map Legend (pdf, 139KB)
April 25-26, 2015 - The District will be conducting a prescribed fire on the Santa Fe River Ranch tract in northwest Alachua County. 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.Road ClosureThe L. A. Bennett (South Canal) Road in the Steinhatchee Springs tract in southern Lafayette County will be closed to all traffic on April 29, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The District will be repairing the bridge over the Steinhatchee River. For more information contact Edwin McCook, Land Management Specialist 386.647.3106 or by email EJM@srwmd.org.