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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


Seasons Summary Dates (range July 2018 through June 2019)

Seasons Dates
Archery October 20 through November 18
General Gun November 22-25 and December 8 through February 10 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays only in zones A and B, except hunting is allowed the Friday after Thanksgiving)
Muzzleloading Gun December 1-3
Quail (Zone A) December 18 through February 10 (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays only)
Spring Turkey (Zones A, B and C) March 16 through April 21 (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only) (Legal shooting hours are 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1 p.m.)

Calendar does not reflect migratory game bird hunting seasons; please check the regulations summary for specifics.