The New Pine Landing and Sunnyvale tracts are located in southeastern Dixie County south of Old Town on the Suwannee River. The western boundary of the Sunnyvale tract is CR 349.
The Manatee Springs South tract is located in northwestern Levy County, and joins the southern boundary of Manatee Springs State Park. All of the Manatee Springs South tract on the west side of NW 132nd Place is leased to Manatee Springs State Park for management.
Access to the New Pine Landing tract is by river only.
Access to the Sunnyvale tract from Old Town:
Travel south on CR 349, turn left on SE 198th Avenue to the Sunnyvale tract entrance.
Access to the Manatee Springs South tract from Chiefland:
Travel west on CR 320, turn left on NW 107th Terrace; at the 90° right turn the road becomes NW 132nd Place; travel 2.5 miles and the entrance is on the left.
The areas consist of slash pine plantation, floodplain forest, and basin marsh. The Manatee Springs South tract has a scenic depression marsh on the east side of NW 132nd Place.
Wildlife species include gopher tortoise, great egret, little blue heron, swallow-tailed kite, deer, turkey, and squirrel.
The New Pine Landing, Sunnyvale, and Manatee Springs South tracts are primitive recreation sites. Hunting is allowed on the Sunnyvale 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.
May 29, 2015 - The District will be conducting a prescribed fire on the Santa Fe River Ranch tract in 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.