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Cedar Branch, Turkey Island, Fletcher Landing

Size

  • Cedar Branch – 286 acres
  • Turkey Island – 70 acres
  • Fletcher Landing – 10 acres

 

Location and Access

The Cedar Branch tract is located in southwestern Levy County north of Fowlers Bluff.

 

The Turkey Island tract is located in Fowlers Bluff.

 

The Fletcher Landing tract is in the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge south of Fowlers Bluff.

The Cedar Branch and Fletcher Landing tracts are leased to the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge for management and access is through the Refuge.

 

Access from CR 347 to the Turkey Island north tract is by NW 152nd Avenue and NW 46th Lane, the south tract is by NW 154th Avenue.

 

Description

Floodplain swamp is the primary natural community on the Cedar Branch tract. Turkey Island is all floodplain swamp, and Fletcher Landing is floodplain swamp and floodplain forest.

 

Wildlife species include swallow-tailed kite, American alligator, osprey, bald eagle, wading birds, deer, turkey, and squirrel.

 

Recreational Activities

These are primitive recreation sites. Fletcher Landing is the location of a proposed river camp. For more information on recreational activities on the Cedar Branch and Fletcher Landing tracts, contact the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge at:

 

 

The Turkey Island tract provides wildlife viewing.

 

Activities
Download a PDF version of the:

 

Cedar Branch, Turkey Island, Fletcher Landing Map

 

Biking  Hiking  Riding  Hunting  Wildlife Viewing

Note: Hunting is allowed in permitted areas only.

 

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IMPORTANT NOTICES:

December 18, 2014 - The District will be burning at Woods Ferry tract today near Live Oak in Suwannee County. For the safety of recreatioal users access may be restricted. Contact Scott Gregor, Natural Resource Specialist at 386.362.8310 for additional information.

Prescribed Burn at Mallory Swamp

Weather permitting, the District will be conducting prescribed burns in the Mallory Swamp Wildlife Management Area from 12/8 -1/31. For the safety of recreational users, public access is restricted. Contact Scott Gregor, Natural Resource Specialist, at 386.362.8310 for additional information.