No Daily-Use Permit currently required.
About 3 miles of unimproved roads.
Recreational hiking/nature study/environmental
education allowed by permit from the FWC office in Lakeland
(863-648-3200). These uses are restricted to designated roads. Dogs
are prohibited on the area.
Along southeastern boundary of Pasco County.
From the South: From I-4 take exit 32 - SR 98. Take
SR 98 north for 13.2 miles to SR 471. Take SR 471 north for 3 miles
to entrance on the Westside (left).
From the North: Entrance is 18 miles south from
intersection of SR 50 and SR 471, entrance on Westside (right).
Additional wildlife viewing sites in the
Withlacoochee State Forest, Withlacoochee River
Park, Cypress Lakes Preserve, Green Swamp Wildlife Management
Tampa (40 miles southwest), Brooksville 40 miles
northwest, and Lakeland (30 miles south).