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Blackwater WMA - Carr Unit

Blackwater Carr unit

Managed in cooperation with the Florida Forest Service.

The Carr Unit is a small (almost 600 acres) section of the Blackwater State Forest in Santa Rosa County, four miles northwest of Holt and Highway 90. The major recreational activity on this area is a special opportunity released quail hunt.

The Blackwater Fisheries Research and Development Center is located on the Carr Unit. The facility, part of the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail, is a popular spot for viewing wading birds. Camping is prohibited on the area.

More Information

  • View FWC's regulations summary brochure for Blackwater Carr Unit for an area map, hunting seasons, permits, fees, rules regarding dogs and area regulations.