Apalachee - Planning Your Visit
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.
- Get directions to Apalachee Wildlife Management Area.
- See the regulations summary brochure for hours of operation and vehicle use guidelines.
- Dogs are permitted, but must be kept under physical restraint at all times. Find regulations regarding hunting dogs in the regulations summary brochure.
- Restrooms are not available at this location.
- No daily use fees are required. To hunt or fish you must also possess the appropriate license and permit.
- Camping is available at nearby Three Rivers State Park.
- During scheduled hunt days, all WMA visitors are encouraged to wear a daylight fluorescent orange shirt, vest, jacket and/or hat.
Apalachee Hunting Seasons
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.