Recreation

In support of the resource management goals and objectives for the area and to provide a quality experience for all area users, the following recreation activities are allowed.

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Wildlife Viewing

Visitors can enjoy an opportunity to see well-managed sandhill habitat with its seasonal displays of wildflowers and wildlife such as gopher tortoises, eastern indigo snakes, fox squirrels, butterflies, woodpeckers, kestrels and a variety of resident and seasonal songbirds

 

 

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Hiking 

An 11.5-mile network of unpaved roads and firebreaks winds through the forest, giving visitors an excellent opportunity to experience this habitat and its wildlife. The rolling terrain provides scenic views.



FWC Facts:
Whooping cranes mate for life, but they will take a new mate after the loss of the original. The pair will return to use and defend the same nesting and wintering territory year after year.

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