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Joe Budd Wildlife Management Area

Things to do

Enjoy hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing, as well as exploration of diverse habitats by foot, bicycle or horse. read more »


In the spring, the rare orange azalea and silky-camellia bloom in the slope forests, and hooded and Swainson's warblers call in the pine-oak forest. read more »

Habitat and Management

Joe Budd features a wide diversity of forest community types; most exemplary are a stand of old-growth longleaf pine on the Budd tract and slope forests along Little River. read more »


This lakefront site attracted Native Americans over 1500 years ago. Prior to state purchase, it was valued for crop production, timbering and cattle grazing. read more »

Planning Your Visit

Joe Budd WMA is located in Gadsden County about five miles south of Quincy and 10 miles west of Tallahassee, along County Road 268.  read more »

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