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Purvis Landing, Otter Springs, Shingle Landing
Purvis Landing, Shingle Landing

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On these primitive tracts, which are part of the Log Landing Wildlife Management Area, visitors may enjoy biking, hiking, horseback riding, and wildlife viewing on administrative roads, in addition to fishing and hunting.

For more information on hunting, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at:

Purvis Landing tract from Old Town:
Travel north on SR 349, turn right on Purvis Landing Road; travel 1 mile and the tract is on the right.

Otter Springs:
The Otter Springs tract is accessed through Otter Springs Park and Campground.

Shingle Landing tract from Fanning Springs:
Travel south on US 19, turn left on SR 26; travel east to CR 232, turn left; travel approximately 2 miles north and turn left on SW 70th Street; travel west to the County Park; the entrance is on the south side of the park.

  • Purvis Landing – 335 acres
  • Shingle Landing – 433 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.