Andrews - Things to Do


Great scenery and abundant wildlife reward visitors to this Suwannee River gem. Enjoy small, high-quality hunts, excellent bank fishing and 10 miles of shady trails, perfect for hiking and bicycling.




Catch redbreast sunfish and Suwannee bass from your boat, from a dock or by bank fishing along 3 miles of shoreline. Fishing is best in April, May, and June. Carry appropriate licenses and permits.

Hiking and Bicycling

Hikers and bicyclists may explore about 10 miles of well-maintained nature trails and unpaved roads. Highlights include great scenery and abundant wildlife. A boardwalk extends into a floodplain swamp.



Canoe or kayak the scenic Suwannee River after parking and hand-launching at the picnic area (a short portage may be necessary). Paddle to two nearby state parks, Manatee Springs or Fanning Springs, just upstream. 



Andrews has a good population of deer and turkey and features 2- to 3-day high-quality hunts, and supervised youth and family hunts. Check the hunt regulations and hunt calendar before you visit.

Wildlife Viewing


The mature hardwood forest at this Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail site attracts diverse wildlife, from deer and turkey to woodpeckers and wood ducks. Visit the Wildlife page for more details.

turkey Jamie Adams

Wild Turkey - This wild ancestor of the domestic turkey is a highly heralded game bird known for its thundering gobbling call and spectacular eyesight.


FWC Facts:
The Wall Street Journal has ranked the Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival of Brevard County as the third-best birding festival in the United States.

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