Fees

No Daily-Use Permit currently required. To hunt or fish you must possess the appropriate license and permit.

Facilities

There is a small picnic pavilion inside the Main Gate and one inside Gate 2.  A horse trailer parking area is located inside the main gate on the south side of the canal.  There are three primitive campsites on Road 6, on the south side, and one along Road 2, on the south side.

Map of Jones/Hungryland WEA Adobe PDF

Public Access

The area is open to public access year round.  Pesons shall enter and exit the area at a designated entrance.

Hunting Regulations, Map and Hunt Calendar

Vehicle use regulations

  • Motorized vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and in designated parking areas, unless posted as closed.
  • Vehicles are prohibited on the Old Jupiter-Indiantown Grade.
  • Parked vehicles may not obstruct a road, gate or firelane.
  • No motor vehicle shall be operated on any part of any wildlife and environmental area designated as closed to vehicular traffic.
  • The use of airboats, ATVs, buggies, tracked vehicles or unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles is prohibited.
  • Horses may be used only on designated horse trails and named or numbered roads.

Rules Regarding Dogs

  • For purposes other than hunting, dogs are prohibited.
  • Hunting dogs may be taken onto the WEA after 8 a.m. the day before the opening of a season and shall be removed by 6 p.m. one day after the end of the season. Hunting deer and wild hog with dogs is prohibited. Dogs are prohibited, except bird dogs or retrievers may be used during small game and migratory bird seasons. Dogs are prohibited in areas posted as "closed to public access" by FWC administrative action.

Location

Hungryland is located along the southern boundary of Martin County and the northern boundary of Palm Beach County, west of the Jupiter Farms. From I-95 take the Jupiter (SR 706) exit and go west 6 1/2 miles to the intersection of SR 706 (Indiantown Road) and Pratt-Whitney Road. The Main Gate is located off Pratt-Whitney Road, 1 1/2 miles north of SR 706.

Nearby

Additional wildlife viewing sites in the vicinity.

J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area, Jonathan Dickinson State Park, John G. and Susan H. Dupuis, Jr. Wildlife and Environmental Area.

Nearest Cities/Towns

West Palm Beach (25 miles southeast), Indiantown (10 miles northwest), and Jupiter (15 miles east).



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