Special Use Vehicle Permit Summary 2016-2017

Area specific stipulations for Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and Wildlife Environmental Areas (WEAs)

For information on other additional areas, call 863-648-3200 or go to:
SUV Summary and Maps of WMAs.

Revised June 17, 2016 (next update June 2017)

Arbuckle WMA

Lock combination: 6610.  In addition to established named or numbered roads (roads shown on the WMA brochure map), vehicles may be operated on roads marked by a solid yellow line identified on the SUV map.  Roads open for permittees are identified by “Disabled Hunter Special Use Vehicle Road” signs.  SUV roads end at “Road Closed” signs.  Scouting is allowed two weeks prior to the start of the archery and spring turkey seasons.  Permit does not supersede road closure notices posted at the check station.  Permit valid only during the scouting period or during seasons when hunting with archery equipment or guns is allowed. This permit does not allow the use of ATVs.

 

Avon Park AFR

Permittee shall observe all closed management units as posted on “current status map” at the check station.  Permittee shall be driven into area selected for hunting, dropped-off, and picked-up later.  Vehicles shall not be parked off of designated roads.  Violation of Avon Park Air Force Range Hunting Regulations may result in revocation of this permit.  Contact Avon Park AFR at (863) 452-4254 for area specific regulations. Permit valid only during periods open to hunting. This permit does not allow the use of ATVs.

 

Babcock/Webb WMA

In addition to established named or numbered roads, vehicles may be operated on firebreaks or well-defined vehicle trails.  “Cross-country” travel is prohibited.  During non-hunting periods the permit is valid in the recreation area only.  Permit is valid throughout the area when hunting is allowed and one week (7days) prior to the archery hunt for scouting purposes. This permit does not allow the use of ATVs.

 

Babcock Ranch Preserve      

SUV permit is not valid on this area.

 

Chassahowitzka WMA

In addition to established named or numbered roads, vehicles may be operated on roads marked by a solid yellow line identified on the SUV map. This permit does not allow the use of ATVs.

 

Croom WMA

User must obtain a State Forest Special Use Permit at the Withlacoochee Forestry Center Recreation Office (352-797-4140) after obtaining the FWC SUV permit.  Both permits must be kept on their person at all times.  In addition to established named or numbered roads, vehicles may be operated on roads marked by a solid yellow line identified on the SUV map. Permit valid only during seasons when hunting with archery equipment or guns is allowed. This permit does not allow the use of ATVs.

 

Green Swamp WMA

In addition to established named or numbered roads, vehicles may be operated on roads marked by a solid yellow line identified on the SUV map.  Permit does not supersede road closure notices posted at the check station.  Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for hunting or scouting. This permit does not allow the use of ATVs.

 

Green Swamp West Unit WMA

In addition to established named or numbered roads, vehicles may be operated on roads marked by a solid yellow line identified on the SUV map.  Permit does not supersede road closure notices posted at the check station.  Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for hunting or scouting. This permit does not allow the use of ATVs.

 

Hickory Hammock WMA    

SUV permit is not valid on this area.

 

Hilochee WMA

In addition to established named or numbered roads, vehicles may be operated on roads marked by a solid yellow line identified on the SUV map. Permit does not supersede road closure notices posted at the check station.  Permit valid only during periods when vehicles are allowed for hunting or scouting. This permit does not allow the use of ATVs.

 

KICCO WMA

The entrance gate is locked at all times and a combination is necessary to access the property with a motor vehicle. To receive a Special Use License for overnight camping or day time vehicle access please visit our website at www.sfwmd.gov/sulExternal Website. For information call 800-432-2045 ext. 3333.  In addition to established named or numbered roads, vehicles may be operated on roads identified on the SUV map. All gates shall be left in the position encountered by permittee.  Permit valid only during seasons when hunting is allowed and one day before and after each season.  This permit does not allow the use of ATVs.

 

Kissimmee River PUA                      

SUV permit is not valid on this area.

 

Lake Marion Creek WMA   

SUV permit is not valid on this area.

 

Lower Hillsborough WMA

SUV permit is not valid on this area.

 

Myakka State Forest SGA    

SUV permit is not valid on this area.

 

Osprey Unit of Hilochee WMA         

SUV permit is not valid on this area.

 

Royce Unit of Lake Wales Ridge WEA        

SUV permit is not valid on this area.

 

Upper Hillsborough WMA

Lock combination:  1983.(Only needed when the gate at the check station is closed. Please lock the gate after entering.) In addition to established named or numbered roads, vehicles may be operated on roads marked by a solid yellow line identified on the SUV map. This permit does not supersede road closure notices posted at the check station. Permit valid only during seasons when hunting with archery equipment or guns is allowed and after 8 a.m. one day prior to each hunt except small game and wild hog-dog. This permit does not allow the use of ATVs.

 

Walk-in-the-Water WMA     

SUV permit is not valid on this area.

 

Weekiwachee WMA

SUV permit is not valid on this area.

 

Yucca Pens Unit of Babcock/Webb WMA   

SUV permit is not valid on this area.

 



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