No Daily-Use Permit currently required.
Amenities on the area include parking and three
miles of hiking trails.
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:
Wildlife viewing is good year-round and hikes along
the area's trails take visitors through restored pine flatwoods
where numerous gopher tortoise burrows are easy to spot. A variety
of resident and migratory birds are often seen.
Hikes are most pleasant in the cooler, winter
months. A trail brochure, available near the parking area,
describes the area's three-mile trail through restored pine
Vehicles and bikes are not permitted on trails at
Branan Field. There is one entrance, with limited parking, onto the
public-use area. Possession of dogs is prohibited.
Branan Field WEA is located on Branan Field Road.
From the intersection of Interstate I-10 and Chaffee Road (CR
115C), go south on Chaffee Road for approximately 8 miles to Oak
Leaf Plantation Road. Turn right (west) and go about ? mile and
turn right onto Cecil Connector Road. Go 0.6 miles and turn left on
Branon field road, go 1 miles and turn left into the Branan Field
View a location map
Additional wildlife viewing sites in the
Orange Park (seven miles east), Jacksonville (13