Guana River WMA

Guana River WMA  is a 9,815-acre wildlife management area (WMA) located in St. Johns County, approximately 15 miles south of Jacksonville, FL. This area offers a variety of managed wetland habitat that includes Lake Ponte Vedra, a 2,300-acre brackish impoundment, and several smaller ponds and impoundments located in the adjacent uplands. Hunters may encounter a good variety of ducks at Guana, ranging from teal to diving ducks.

Hunting is administered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) through the Ocala regional office (352 732-1225). This WMA has specific regulations and is open to hunting only on certain days: refer to the area brochure for details. Contact the Guana River WMA office for current information (904 825-6877).



FWC Facts:
The FWC is lead manager or landowner on about 1.1 million acres of Florida's Wildlife Management Area (WMA) system. More than 5.8 million acres of land are open for public hunting.

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