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Apalachee - Planning Your Visit

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Apalachee Wildlife Management Area offers year-round opportunities for outdoor recreation. Hunts occur over limited periods between October and April. Pleasant temperatures in the fall, winter and spring provide the best times to hike, bike and horseback ride; watch for migratory birds in the spring and fall. Outstanding plant diversity (including some rare species) and seasonal wildflowers attract plant and butterfly enthusiasts.


Apalachee Hunting Seasons

Year-at-a-Glance Calendar

Archery: Oct 23 – Nov 21
General Gun: Nov 25-28, Dec 11 – Feb 13 (Tue, Thurs, Sat and Sun only in zones A and B, except hunting is allowed the Friday after Thanksgiving)
Muzzleloading Gun: Dec 4-6
Quail: Zone A: Dec 21 – Feb 13 (Tue, Thurs, Sat and Sun only)
Turkey: Zones A, B and C: Mar 19 – Apr 24 (Fri, Sat and Sun only)
Migratory Birds: See migratory bird hunting dates

These season dates are not comprehensive guides to the hunting seasons on these areas and may be subject to change. For additional information about dates, times and regulations please check the regulations summary brochure.