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Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area

Things to Do

Enjoy hunting, fishing and miles of paddling trails along the Apalachicola River.


More than 280 bird species and other wildlife may be found at this Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail site.

Habitat and Management

Well-managed uplands and floodplain forests support rare plants and diverse wildlife.


For over 12,000 years, humans have enjoyed this region’s abundant resources.

Planning Your Visit

The WEA spans the lower reaches of the Apalachicola River and floodplain, extending north from Apalachicola Bay to Liberty County.

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