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Point Washington Wildlife Management Area

WMA Point Washington

Managed in cooperation with the Florida Forest Service.

Point Washington Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in southern Walton County north of Blue Mountain, Grayton and Seagrove beaches, is part of the 15,258-acre Point Washington State Forest. Its more than 12,000 acres include sandhill, titi swamps, wet prairie and cypress swamps. Listed species include gopher tortoise and white-topped pitcher plants. The area is also home to the world's largest population of Curtiss' sandgrass.

Point Washington is widely used for hunting, off-road bicycling and hiking. On the area are several paved roads and numerous forest roads. This area is a site on the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail. Some of the bird species found on this area include southeastern American kestrel, myrtle warbler, prothonotary warbler, red-headed woodpecker, mourning dove and common ground-dove.

For information on camping, see FWC's regulations summary brochure.

Add your bird observations to the Point Washington State Forest eBird Hotspot.

Rules Regarding Dogs

  • For purposes other than hunting, dogs are allowed, but must be kept under physical restraint at all times. Dogs are prohibited in areas posted as "Closed to Public Access" by FWC administrative action. No person shall allow any dog to pursue or molest any wildlife during any period in which the taking of wildlife by the use of dogs is prohibited.
  • For regulations regarding hunting dogs, see FWC's regulations summary brochure.

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