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Apalachee - Planning Your Visit

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White Heron

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 Hunt Calendar


This calendar is not a comprehensive guide to the hunting seasons on this area. For additional information about dates, times and regulations please check the regulations summary.

Seasons Summary Dates (range July 2019 through June 2020)

Seasons Dates
Archery October 26 through November 24
General Gun November 28 through December 1 and December 14 through February 16 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays only in zones A and B, except hunting is allowed the Friday after Thanksgiving)
Muzzleloading Gun December 7-9
Quail (Zone A) December 24 through February 16 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays only)
Spring Turkey (Zones A, B and C) March 21 through April 26 (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only) (Legal shooting hours are 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1 p.m.)