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John C. and Mariana Jones/Hungryland Wildlife and Environmental Area

Attention!

To minimize exposure to COVID-19 and help protect visitors and employees, the FWC is closing all designated campgrounds on the Wildlife Management Area system for a minimum of 30 days beginning Monday, March 23 at 10 a.m. Also, permits for camping after Monday, March 23 will be canceled. On areas where it is currently allowed, dispersed wilderness camping (camping outside of designated campgrounds or where no permit is required) will continue to be allowed, but only for groups of less than 10 people.

Things to Do

Jones/Hungryland offers ample opportunities for hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, nature study, hiking, horseback riding, camping and bicycling.

Wildlife

Diverse habitats sustain many native Florida fish and wildlife species at this Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail site.

Habitat and Management

Management activities emphasize the restoration of natural plant and animal communities, as well as public education and recreation, and habitat protection.

 History

During the early 20th Century, this area was used for cattle ranching and citrus production.

Planning Your Visit

The John C. and Mariana Jones/Hungryland WEA comprises more than 16,600 acres in Martin and Palm Beach counties, seven miles west of Jupiter.

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