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Box-R - Planning Your Visit

Helpful Information

wood stork feeding in the water

From archery season in October to spring turkey season in April, Box-R WMA offers ample opportunities for hunting deer, turkey, feral hog and small game. Hiking, biking and horseback riding are most pleasant on non-hunting days in the fall through the spring. Enjoy paddling year-round, but heat, thunderstorms and biting insects can make summer visits unpleasant. The fall and spring seasons are best for birding. New spring leaves and colorful fall foliage on the deciduous gum trees, red maples and cypress trees make for excellent nature viewing.

  • Get directions to Box-R Wildlife Management Area.  
  • See the Regulations Summary for hours of operation and vehicle use guidelines.
  • Dogs are permitted, but must be kept under physical restraint at all times.
  • Regulations regarding hunting dogs can be found in the Regulations Summary.
  • Restrooms are not available at this location.
  • A Daily-Use Permit is not currently required to enter this area. To hunt or fish, you must possess the appropriate license and permit.

Box-R 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)

Season Dates
Wild Hog - Dog July 12-14, August 9-11, September 13-15, May 8-10 and June 12-14 (Hunting is allowed from sunset until 10:00 a.m. Hunts begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday morning and end at midnight Sunday evening.)
Archery October 26 - November 10
Small Game November 9-24
General Gun November 28 - December 1, January 16-19, 23-26 and January 30 - February 2
Muzzleloading Gun December 7-9
Wild Hog - Still December 14-20
Spring Turkey March 21-24, April 2-5 and 16-19