Fees

Daily-Use Permit is required to enter this area, unless you have purchased a Wildlife Management Area Permit. To hunt or fish you must also possess the appropriate license and permit.

Facilities

Two observation towers, two covered picnic shelters (one with ADA accessibility), with grills; dock; interpretive kiosk; boardwalk; ADA accessible viewing blind

Map of Andrews WMA PDF

Public Access

The area is open to public access year round, except during periods open to hunting, when only persons participating in the hunts are allowed. During non-hunting periods, a daily-use permit or management area permit is required. During non-hunting periods, persons may enter the area no earlier than 1/2 hour before sunrise and shall exit no later than 1/2 hour after sunset.

Hunting Regulations, Map and Hunt Calendar 

 

Vehicle use regulations

  • Vehicles may be operated only on improved portions of named or numbered roads.
  • All-terrain vehicles and horses are prohibited.
  • Parked vehicles may not obstruct a road, gate or fire lane.
  • No motor vehicle shall be operated on any part of any wildlife management area designated as closed to vehicular traffic.

Rules Regarding Dogs

  • For purposes other than hunting, dogs are allowed, but must be kept under physical restraint at all times. No person shall allow any dog to pursue or molest any wildlife during any period in which the taking of wildlife by the use of dogs is prohibited.
  • Hunting with dogs is prohibited. Dogs on leashes may be used for trailing wounded game. No person shall allow any dog to pursue or molest any wildlife during any period in which the taking of wildlife by the use of dogs is prohibited.

Location

Levy County approximately 5 miles north of Chiefland. From I-75 take exit 76 (Newberry Road and SR 26) west 37 miles to US Hwy 19, US 19 south to NW 160th St, west on 160th St to entrance.

View a  location mapPDF

Nearby

Additional wildlife viewing sites in the vicinity.

Manatee Springs State Park (2 miles south) and Fanning Springs State Park (1 mile north).

Nearest Cities/Towns

Gainesville (46 miles northeast) and High Springs (33.5 miles northeast); Chiefland (5 miles southeast) and Fanning Springs (1 mile north)



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