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Santa Fe Swamp Wildlife & Environmental Area

Size

  • 5,708 acres

 

Location and Access

Santa Fe Swamp is located in southeastern Bradford County.

 

Access to the Santa Fe Swamp tract from Starke:
Travel east on SR 100 to SE 11th Avenue, turn right and the entrance to Santa Fe Swamp is .5 miles on the left.

 

Description

Santa Fe Swamp is primarily floodplain swamp with mixed forest on the northeastern side.

 

Wildlife species include deer, turkey, squirrel, and wild hog.

 

Recreational Activities

The Santa Fe Swamp tract is a primitive recreation site. Allowable uses are wildlife viewing, hunting, bicycling, hiking, and horseback riding on administrative roads.

 

The tract is open to hunting as a part of the Santa Fe Swamp Wildlife and Environmental Area. For more information on hunting, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at:

 

Map
Download a PDF version of the:

 

 

Santa Fe Swamp Wildlife & Environmental Area 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.