Santa Fe Swamp, Lake Alto

Santa Fe Swamp, Lake Alto
Santa Fe Swamp, Lake Alto Map

Allowable Activities

BicyclingHikingRidingHuntingWildlife Viewing

Note: Hunting is allowed in permitted areas only.

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Recreation

On these primitive tracts, part of the Santa Fe Swamp Wildlife and Environmental Area, visitors may enjoy biking, hiking, horseback riding, and wildlife viewing on administrative roads, in addition to hunting.

For more information on hunting, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at:

Access

Santa Fe Swamp tract from Starke:

The eastside entrance travel east on SR 100 to SE 11th Avenue, turn right and the entrance to Santa Fe Swamp is .5 miles on the left.

Santa Fe Swamp tract from Gainesville:

The west entrance travel northeast on SR 26 to US 301, turn left and travel to CR 1471, turn right travel 5.25 miles and the tract first entrance is on the right.

Lake Alto tract from Gainesville:

Travel northeast on SR 26 to US 301, turn left and travel to CR 1471, turn right travel 5.25 miles and the tract first entrance is on the left.

Size

  • Santa Fe Swamp – 5,708 acres
  • Lake Alto – 1,580 acres
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